Monthly RACI Vic HS&E Group info sharing meetings

This monthly RACI group is typically composed of about 10-12 chemists, chemical engineers, OHS&E scientists and others interested in chemicals and their HS&E effects.

You do not have to be a member of the RACI to initially participate in the RACI Vic HS&E Group.

The next meeting in 2017 are on Wed 25th October 2017 and then on Wed 24th January 2018 at the Hotel Spencer in West Melbourne.


ACTRA & EPA Vic Workshop, 10 Nov 2017

Cost $250. From:



Laboratory Design & Mgmt Forum, Preston, Vic, 15 Nov 2017



Bimonthly Dangerous Goods Advisory Group meets in Melbourne 6 times a year starting in early February and ending in late November.

The 6th & last 2017 meeting is on Wednesday 29th November 2017 at the MFB, Burnley Complex

It is chaired and convened by Jeff Simpson. For details email


The Chemical Hazard Communication Network meets in Melbourne twice yearly (or as needed).

The first 2018 meeting is on Wed 7th March 2018

has been relocated back to the Sandridge Centre – Trugo Club Rooms
1 Tucker Avenue, Port Melbourne (Garden City part)
(Enter along Clark St which turns into Tucker Av, from Graham St)
Melways reference is Map 56 K2 (or 2J A4).

It is chaired and co-convened by Richard Greenwood and and co-convened by Jeff Simpson.

There is also an email list that interested chemical hazard communication workers are welcome to join.


Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

• Inherent Safety in Design & Oper’n Development, Perth, 14-15 Nov 2017

Email:, ph: 03-9642-4494;
From: and search on “Perth”


GHS Classification Workshops – Sydney 1st Nov & Brisbane 2nd Nov 2017

AIOH 2017, 4-6 Dec 2017, Canberra