The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail referred to as the Australian Dangerous Goods Code or ADG Code
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Code of Practice
Glass Reinforced Plastics
Means the Hazchem code derived from Appendix 4 of the ADG Code. It consists of a number followed by one or more letters and reflects the initial emergency response recommended in a dangerous situation such as leaks, spills and fire e.g. 3[Y]
Intermediate Bulk Container – a transportable liquid container with a capacity of 1000 litres
The influx of sound at a point
Lower Explosive Limit is the level of concentration in percentage by volume in air above which explosion can occur upon ignition in a confined area.
Low Styrene Emission
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide
Material Safety Data Sheets
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (formerly referred to as NOHSC Australia)
New Zealand Standard
Occupational Exposure Standard: Any exposure standard listed in NOHSC Occupational Exposure Standards publication currently applicable in Australia. Occupational standards are defined for both short-term effects (OES ceiling and OES short-term exposure limits) and long-term effects (OES time-weighted average exposure limits).
Unless specified, the Occupational Health and Safety Act of the relevant state or territory
Power Assisted Particulate Respirator
Personal Protective Equipment
Parts per million
Means that all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure the health and safety of the employee in the circumstances taking into account:
• the severity of the hazard or risk;
• the state of knowledge about the hazard or risk and any ways of removing or reducing the hazard or risk;
• availability and suitability of ways to remove or reduce the hazard or risk; and the cost of removing or reducing the hazard or risk.
Reinforcement materials ttat have been impregnated with the resin system in a previous process.
Residual Current Device
Unless specified, are the regulations of each State or Territory
Is used in places where there is a technical requirement to achieve the desired result. It is used to alert the reader to the need for that element to be included.
Is used as a way of indicating a preference. It does not indicate a mandatory requirement as other alternatives could achieve an equivalent result.
Injurious to human health when swallowed, inhaled or otherwise absorbed into the body (poisonous).
The number assigned to dangerous goods by the UN committee of experts in the transport of dangerous goods. It is a four digit number e.g. 2055
Volatile Organic Compound
KEY to abbreviations – CNS: Central Nervous System EPA: Environmental Protection Authority NOHSC: National Occupational Health & Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia) PVC: Polyvinyl chloride SA:Standards Australia
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