Appropriate signage would require a completed assessment and consultation of the workers and maybe an external agency or organisation. Some signage is standard and represented in legislative documents and becomes mandatory while others are subjective and should be part of the consultative process. Understanding that signage is part of the safe workplace option and low on the hierarchy of control.
Have you downloaded our Dangerous Goods App for iPhone covering the Segregation of Dangerous Goods Requirements yet? It’s Free!
Not all Dangerous Goods can be stored together, many are incompatible. They may need to have sufficient distances between them to eliminate the risk of fire, explosion, or accumulation of toxic gases from a leak or spillage, etc. This tool minimizes the risk associated with chemical storage by providing practical advice on what can be stored together and what needs to be segregated using internationally recognized guidelines. Make your workplace a safer place to work and comply with the safety laws.
This free segregation chart is provided to assist persons who are responsible storing dangerous goods to better minimise the risk of storing incompatible goods. Follow the link below to the Apple Store where you can access more info and download our App today!