SAMPLE: HazMat Guide for flammables - South Africa

“We strongly believe that only once the risks involved in handling hazardous materials are known, can they be actively avoided” Meghan Magnussen, Brand Coordinator THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT There are many dangers involved when handling flammable liquids in the workplace and when these dangers are underestimated fatal incidences can occur. Companies are ultimately responsible for the safety of their employees and rescue teams and therefore must take reasonable precautions when flammable liquids are handled and stored. This information brochure will provide a summary of the current and applicable South African Safety regulations, standards and legislation and how companies can increase safety in their organisations with respect to the safe storage of flammable liquids. S SAMPLE