House Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation
Inquiry into hazardous chemicals
On 9 December 1982, the House Standing Committee on Environment and Conservation tabled its second report entitled Hazardous chemicals .
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This report is comprised of preliminary pages,14 chapters and 11 appendices.
Part A: Preliminary pages up to Chapter 7 (PDF 5783KB)
Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations, Glossary, Contents, Summary, List of Recommendations
Ch2: Chemical control in other countries including international cooperation
Ch3: Present legislative and administrative arrangements
Ch4: Adequacy of existing arrangements
Ch6: Transport, storage and emergencies
Ch7: Information systems
Part B: Chapter 8 to Appendix 11 (end) (PDF 6398KB)
Ch8: Occupational health
Ch9: National occupational safety and health machinery
Ch10: Commonwealth functions
Ch12: Coke oven emissions
Ch14: 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T
Appendix 1: Conduct of the inquiry
Appendix 2: List of witnesses
Appendix 3: List of submissions
Appendix 4: Recommendations of AEC Working Group on Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals, 1977
Appendix 5: Sample safety information card of Standards Association of Australia
Appendix 6: NFPA Hazard symbol
Appendix 7: OSHA material safety data sheet format
Appendix 8: Code of general principles on occupational safety and health in Australian government employment
Appendix 9: Codes of practice and NH&MRC Occupational Health Guidelines gazetted for Commonwealth employment
Appendix 10: Specific industrial diseases for workers' compensation purposes
Appendix 11: Myers recommendations and responses
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