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Work Health & Safety: Legislation & Regulators

Safety Data Sheets (SDS)


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Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provide information about hazardous substances and how they should be used, and how to avoid harm when using them in the workplace. 

Terminology Explained

What's the difference between an Act and a Regulation? 

Acts are legislation passed by the Parliament. They cover broad principles.
Regulations, Rules and Codes are the guidelines and details that show how the Act is applied.