You will be required to comply with this standard if you install, manufacture, sell or maintain industrial appliances that are heated by burning gas. The standard gives principles for the design, construction and operation of industrial appliances that are heated by the combustion of a gas such as:
- Boilers; and
The standard deals with the safety of the fuel combustion process and combustible vapours or dusts that may occur or be generated within an appliance. The code describes methods of calculating:
- Critical appliance characteristics;
- Explosion relief areas; and
- Air dilution volumes.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Environment and Planning Directorate
Planning and Land Authority
Gas Safety Act 2000 (Australian Capital Territory)
Gas Safety Regulation 2001 (Australian Capital Territory)
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