Australian Standard AS 4482.2-1999 Guide to the Sampling and Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Soil - Volatile Substances - Tasmania

Service summary

You must comply with this code if you intend to take soil samples from potentially contaminated sites.

This code sets out guidance for collecting sufficient and reliable information for the assessment of a potentially contaminated site. This document should be used in conjunction with the appropriate Australian Standards for assessing the pollution of air and groundwater.

The code does not prescribe levels of contaminants which are considered to pose a risk to human health or the environment. Such levels are prescribed in documents such as the criteria produced by ANZECC/NHMRC or various regulatory authorities.

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

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Environment Protection Authority

Act(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control (Underground Petroleum Storage Systems) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Environment Protection Authority


Operating address:
Level 7
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1550
Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Phone:

03 6165 4599

Fax:

03 6233 6800
epaenquiries@environment.tas.gov.au

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