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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)


Hazardous Chemical Substances Regulations, 1995

14. Labelling, packaging, transportation and storage



An employer shall, in order to avoid the spread of contamination of an HCS, take steps, as far as is reasonably practicable, to ensure:

a) that the HCS in storage or distributed are property identified, classified and handled in accordance with SABS 072 and SABS 0228;
b) that a container or a vehicle in which an HCS is transported is clearly identified, classified and packed in accordance with SABS 0228 and SABS 0229; and
c) that any container into which an HCS is decanted, is clearly labelled with regard to the contents thereof.