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The HCS Register

Hazardous Chemical Substances

What hazardous chemicals should be included in the HCS register in OHS Online?

Simply put, all your hazardous chemicals should be included on the HCS register. This includes chemicals which you may use on a large scale, such as oils, greases, fuels (petrol, diesel, etc) or solvents (white spirits, hexane, benzene, etc). Laboratories and chemical plants would include acids, bases, oxidising and reducing chemicals, etc. However, this also needs to include your View Full Answer

MSDS Sheets

Hazardous Chemical Substances

As an OHS Online user, I understand that Material Safety Data Sheets are important. What is a Material Safety Data Sheet?

A Material Safety Data Sheet is more commonly called an MSDS sheet. Every chemical has its own MSDS sheet. It is basically an identity document for the chemical, providing details of its chemical nature and explaining its dangers. It provides guidance on the safe handling of the chemical, its safe storage, its safe disposal and what to do in the event of an emergency involving the chemi View Full Answer