Fire Rescue Victoria

If you use, manufacture, store or handle dangerous goods, you will be subject to the requirements of the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.

The duties and obligations are outlined via the following legislation:

As the occupier or owner of a business that manufactures stores or handles dangerous goods, you may be required to formally request written advice from Fire Rescue Victoria as per the following sections of the regulations.

  • Placarding (regulation 49)
  • Fire protection (regulation 54)
  • Emergency Procedures (regulation 55)

Reviewed 13 August 2020

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