Details of proposed storage and handling

Step 1  |  Step 2

This part requires details of products stored and handled and a suggested approach to completing the table is as follows:

Step 1 - from the details on your manifest extract and enter individual line entries for:

  • Packing group I substances over 50 L or kg
  • Division 2.1 products
  • Division 2.3 products
  • Underground tank storages (regardless of product)
  • Security risk substances (e.g. ammonium nitrate)
  • Goods too dangerous to transport

For all entries made under this step, proper shipping names will be described in the manner of petrol, LP Gas, ammonium nitrate, chlorine, etc. The eform requires selection from a pre-populated database of dangerous goods.

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Step 2 - from the manifest, extract and enter all other dangerous good in storage or processing for:

  • Packing group II and III dangerous goods where quantities of the same class or division may be aggregated, regardless of whether in storage or process (i.e. one line entry for Class 3 Flammable liquids)
  • C1 Combustible liquids
  • Dangerous goods of Division 2.2 (except aerosols)

Where there are aggregated entries of the same class or division please use the following generic descriptions:

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Tank or place identifier

This information is mandatory for underground tanks but optional for all other storage.

Location of place

This information is optional and relates to where the dangerous goods are located within the site boundaries.

Depot type

This information is mandatory for all underground tank storage.

Maximum quantity

Expressed in kilolitres (kL) for liquids or gases, and tonnes (t) for solids. For gases, please ensure that the amount stated is the total water capacity for all cylinders / tanks in storage.

The units will be automatically populated for some dangerous goods.

Technical information

Details relating to UN No., dangerous goods class or division, subsidiary risk, packing group, proper shipping name, etc are already populated into the database linked to this form. When a product is selected all of the necessary information is retrieved.

Examples of how to assess line entries in the application form

Please note that the following examples are taken from the hard copy application form and the column layout may vary slightly from that shown on the eform.  The examples are intended as a guide only.

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