Farm Chemical Transport Checklist

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Farm Chemical Transport Checklist
Date Assessment Completed ……………………..
Item
1. Are all your farm chemicals stored and handled on the
property delivered by the chemical supplier?
2. If you elect to transport your farm chemicals, have you
accessed the Australian Dangerous Goods Code to determine
the limitations on transporting farm chemicals?
Yes
No
Required Action
If arrangements for supply and delivery of
farm chemicals remain with the supplier, then
they take responsibility for applying safe and
legal procedures
WorkCover can provide information on
this.
3. Do you have a suitable vehicle for transporting farm
chemicals?
 Must not be in the cabin or luggage compartment of a
vehicle
 Can be in the back of a ute
 Can be in a trailer
 Can be on the back of a truck
 Vehicle should be registered
 Vehicle should be equipped with suitable emergency
equipment for the chemicals transported
4. Do you apply segregation rules when transporting farm
chemicals?
The vehicle requires restraint so that
chemicals cannot move during transporting.
Where gas cylinders are transported, they should
remain upright and must be restrained.
5. Are you able to restrain chemical packages on the vehicle to
prevent movement during transit?
Before collecting any chemicals from the
supplier, make sure you can secure the items on
the vehicle.
Refer to the Dangerous Goods Regulations
and pack goods in line with those regulations
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