Hazardous Substance – is a substance, which is either:
Taipan has guidelines for all workers regarding hazardous substances. All hazardous substances will have a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) available; this must be read prior to using the substance. It is your responsibility to fully understand the safe handling guidelines described on the Safety Data Sheet for its correct and safe use, first aid, transportation and storage and the correct procedures should a spill or contamination occur.
Taipan management are responsible for implementing a system for controlled purchasing of chemicals.
If Taipan workers intend to use prohibited or notifiable carcinogens they shall first have a permit from the governmental authority.
Safe work practices
Safe work practices shall be implemented for all chemicals such as:
If a hazardous substance spills or contamination occurs, contact these following emergency services:
Any incident should then subsequently be reported to Sherm (Manage Risk/Risk Management/Manage Risk Hazards/Add Hazard/Fill out the required fields and save)