Australian Standard AS C 118 - Approval and Test Specification-Electric Hand Lamps - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You must comply with this standard if you are involved in the construction, installation or provision of lamps for persons engaged in compressed air work in tunnels or caissons. A caisson is a watertight retaining structure used in situations such as the construction of a bridge pier.

This standard referenced in legislation has been superseded by AS/NZS 60598.2.8:2002: Luminaires - Particular requirements - Handlamps. It specifies requirements for hand lamps and similar portable luminaires for use with tungsten filament and tubular fluorescent lamps on supply voltage up to 250 V.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

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.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Act(s) name

Scaffolding and Lifts Act 1912 (Australian Capital Territory)

Regulation(s) name

Scaffolding and Lifts Regulation 1950 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Access Canberra
WorkSafe ACT

Phone:

02 62073000

Fax:

02 62050336

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