Author Archives: ORP Consultancy

Exciting News – Rebranding

Hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods management, training and consultancy

As part of the continuous improvement and streamlining of the business, we have combined our Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Chemical services under the existing business, ORP Consultancy Pty Ltd. The services will be recognisable through the ORP DG and ORP HazChem brands. This exciting change happened per the 1st of February 2021. The trading name […]

Australian Dangerous Goods Code – Edition 7.7

DG Labels ORP Consultancy

The latest edition of the Australian Dangerous Goods Code for road & rail that has been published is edition 7.7. It can be used from now on and will become mandatory from the 1st of October 2021 (please check with your local competent authority, for some States the commencement date could be later than the […]

Lithium batteries meet the definition for ‘dangerous goods’

Lithium batteries in mobile phones and laptops are dangerous goods

Lithium batteries meet the definition for dangerous goods, and they can pose a risk if they are not safely packaged, marked & labelled, handled and documented correctly. Batteries are part of our everyday lives; they provide power to the devices that ‘power our lives’. Lithium batteries have become more and more common, so much so […]

Dangerous Goods Online Training // E-Learning

With the current state of the world, the use of online tools and programs to share and teach knowledge about dangerous goods, made us aware we had to update our approach to teaching and knowledge sharing. We are happy and proud to announce that the DGM Australia self-paced online training for Dangerous Goods by Air […]

Exportation of goods during COVID-19 human biosecurity period

Coronavirus PPE export rulings

Under regulation 13GI of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 the exportation from Australia of the following goods is prohibited: any of the following equipment that, when worn, is capable of limiting the transmission of organisms to humans: disposable face masks disposable gloves disposable gowns goggles, glasses or eye visors. any of the following disinfectant products: alcohol […]