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For dangerous goods in transit, items 3, 4 and 5 may be in theform of shipping documents (as provided by the AdG Code).The manifest must be revised when there is a change in any of theaboveinformation.details of the contents and a sample manifest are provided in Appendix 4.16.2.5Plan of the premisesThe purpose of the plan is to identify the places, buildings andstructureson the site where the dangerous goods are stored orhandled. It should beeasy for emergency personnel to read andconsidered when the emergencyplan is being developed (see chapter14). The plan can also be used as a tool in the risk assessmentprocess. The items included on the plan should be relevant to therisks and include matters significant to the emergency response. Forexample, the drains included on the plan should be thoserelated tospill control or those along which spilt liquids or gases couldtravel. underground sewer pipes, for example, would not berelevant.The plan should be on a scale that adequately illustrates the details required.details of the requirements and an example are provided in Appendix 4.16.3NOTIFyING DETAILS OF yOUR PREMISES TO WORKCOvERInformation provided to WorkCover is kept on an electronic database that enablesthefire brigade to access information on sites during emergencies. Thisincludes accessto information about the hazards in premises adjacent toor near a fire so that an appropriate response can be quickly developed.The occupier of premises where dangerous goods are stored andhandled inquantities that exceed, or are likely to exceed, the relevantquantities specified in the column headed “Manifest quantities” in the tablein Appendix 2 of this code of practice (schedule 5 of the OHS Regulation),must ensure WorkCover is notified.The quantity is the total quantity on the premises, including thatloaded ontovehicles. This does not apply to dangerous goods intransit.This must be done within 14 days of the obligation arising, with a furthernotification at least every year.
The information that must be provided to WorkCover includes:the name of the occupierthe address of the premises where the dangerous goods are stored and handledthe occupier’s contact detailsthe nature of the principal activities involving the dangerous goodsthe Class and maximum quantity of the dangerous goods stored andhandled inbulk or as packaged dangerous goodsdescriptions, details and maximum quantity of any C1 combustible liquidsstoredand handled in bulk or as packaged dangerous goodsthe product name and the maximum quantity of goods too dangerous tobetransported.Notification forms can be obtained from WorkCover that will guide you throughthedetails of the information required – phone 13 10 50 or look at theWorkCoverweb site –.The form is known as thedangerous GoodsNotification Form dGN 1.

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Occupational safety and health, Dangerous goods, Flammable liquid, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code

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