Hazchem regulatory agencies Queensland
This page provides information about regulatory agencies in Queensland, their responsibilities and relevant legislation.
Contacts and related links for regulatory agencies (for fuel gases Class 2.1, gas as fuel, explosives and radioactive materials) in Queensland.
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, Office of Industrial Relations
Administers the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011.
Regulates safety of major hazard facilities.
Regulates the use, storage and handling of hazardous chemicals at workplaces. Hazardous chemicals are classified under the GHS and incorporates dangerous goods under the ADG code: Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9, goods too dangerous to be transported and combustible liquids with some exceptions including combustible liquids having a flash point exceeding 93°C and environmentally hazardous substances of class 9.
Work Health and Safety Act 2011
Resources Safety and Health Queensland - Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate
Regulate storage and handling of fuel gases (class 2.1), installations of fuel gas appliances, pipe-work, use of gas as fuel, and licensing of gas fitters.
Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004
Resources Safety and Health Queensland - Explosives Inspectorate
Regulation of materials that have explosive properties. Usually class 1 but can be other classes.
|Resources Safety and Health Queensland - Mines Inspectorate||Regulates health and safety requirements for Queensland's mining industry|
Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999
Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Regulation 2001
Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999
The licensing of possession, supply and transport of radioactive materials (class 7).