Australian Dangerous Goods Code

April 24, 2014 0 Comments

It is important to ensure that you understand Hazchem and Dangerous Goods signage requirements relative to your location (state) and specific situation in order to save time and money when selecting your Hazchem and Dangerous Goods placards and signs.
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Australian Dangerous Goods Code

State and Territory specific act and regulations for the ADG Code


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Safety Sign legible viewing distance guide
Signs should be large enough to view without straining the eyes when communicating safety messages to employees and/or visitors. Therefore, choosing the size of a sign is more than fitting it to the space you have available. In order to comply with AS 1319, you must consider the environment, lighting and viewing distance – these factors will determine the size of sign required to suit your application. The recommended minimum sizes as per AS 1319 are as follow. For a pictogram and worded sign in a factory or work environment, where lighting is good and the sign will be mounted in a reasonably prominent position: