What Is a Hazardous Substance?

What is hazardous if it has one or more of the following properties

  • Explosives

    Don't handle unless properly qualified

    Keep away from open flames and sparks

  • Corrosive

    Wear gloves and/or protective clothing

  • Flammable

    Keep away from open flames and sparks

    Keep away from oxidisers

    Only open when in good ventilation

  • Toxic

    Keep in labelled container

    Wear protective clothing

  • Oxidiser and organic peroxide

    Keep container closed

    Keep away from flammables

  • Ecotoxic

    Use proper equipment

    Don't pour down the drain

    Keep in labelled container

Safety signs supplied by SNELL are manufactured to comply with AS/NZS 1319:1994 standards.

This standard sets out requirements for the design and use of safety signs for the occupational environment to regulate and control safety procedures, to warn of hazards and to provide emergency information including fire protection information.