You may be required to comply with this standard of personal floatation device (PFDs) regarding the specifications of general use PFDs.
This standard has been superseded and is now referred to as AS 4758.1:2015 Lifejackets - General requirements. It specifies the requirements for PFDs with buoyancy classifications of level 275, level 150, level 100 and level 50 suitable for use by adults and children.
The legislation permits this standard to be adopted as amended from time to time. Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Transport Safety Victoria
Marine Safety Act 2010 (Victoria)
Marine Safety Regulations 2012 (Victoria)
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