October 10, 2023

Chemical Storage

All chemicals, even empty bottles, must be stored in a locked cupboard or out of reach of children and as specified by the SDS. In case of ingestion or a severe reaction to any chemical, immediately inform your supervisor and call the poison hotline on 13 11 26 or 000.

Chemical Safety Rules

Remember these rules:

  • Always use labelled bottles
  • Always wear gloves and PPE (Personal protective Equipment)
  • Never mix chemicals
  • Never inhale chemicals
  • No smoking around chemicals.
  • Wash hands after handling chemicals
  • Only use the chemical for the job it states on the product information chart
  • Use wet floor and other signs when cleaning as instructed by your centre director