Experienced, Customised Training and
Expert Consultancy in the
Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Hazardous Chemicals (WHS) and Dangerous Goods Transport & Storage

What I Do

Richard Greenwood

  • Compliance for Hazardous Chemicals and the GHS for Classification on Labelling and Safety Data Sheet requirements for chemical suppliers, manufacturers and importers.   
  • Review your Site or design compliance with Australian Standards for storage and handling of various dangerous goods and applicable legislative requirements.
  • Training in GHS Classification and Labelling requirements.
  • Training for workplaces in understanding chemical hazards. 
  • Training Courses in Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling and Transport, tailored to your needs, staff and materials.

What I've Done

  • Delivery of national training on behalf of Safe Work Australia for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling, extended in 2013 and repeated in 2014
  • Consultancy on Dangerous Goods issues, including resolution of issues across different transport modes and jurisdictional applications
  • Delivered professional development for Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists, 2016
  • Presenter at HAZMAT 2009, 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2018 MC at HAZMAT 2015.
  • Presenter at Dangerous Goods Operations 2016, 2017 and 2018. Facilitated full day Dangerous Goods Workshop 2018.
  • Presenter at Australasian Institute of Occupational Hygienists Conference, 2013
  • Developer of a system for GHS Classification based on use of available data, including identifying areas of shortfall. 
  • Provided initial comment on the Victorian Dangerous Goods Storage and Handling Regulations 2012 in stakeholders meetings.
  • Provided initial comment on the Victorian Dangerous Goods Code of Practice 2013 in stakeholders meetings.
  • Reviewed comment from John Borig on Amendment Package 2 prepared by the NTC in 2013 – identified additional issues relating to Overpack marking and EIPs that would have had unintended consequences.
  • Provided consultancy advice to Australian customers dealing with international dangerous goods transport issues, including comparison of ADG with UN17, ADR, IMDG and IATA Regulations.
  • Adapted an existing 2 day course in Dangerous Goods to reflect new National model legislation relating to Hazardous Chemicals, and updates in ADG 7.3, through to 7.6.
  • Delivered training courses in storage, handling, transport and classification, customised to client needs, including the adaptation of assessment activities to reflect key areas of concern.
  • Performed Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Chemicals audits on manufacturing sites, warehouses, distribution centres and general workplaces.
  • Performed specific Dangerous Goods Transport training for transporters of gases, flammable liquids, corrosives and general logistics transport agents.
  • Assessed large manufacturing sites for Major Hazard Facilities Threshold Quantities, and advised on avoidance of these.
  • Contributed to public comment on Work Health and Safety Legislation, including working with the Plastics and Chemical Industry Association [PACIA] response.