You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake electrical work with generating sets for electrical installations. You must ensure that any electrical work you undertake complies with this standard.
This standard sets out the minimum safety requirements related to the use of generating sets for the supply of electricity at voltages normally exceeding 50 volts of alternating current or 120 volts of direct current. This applies to electricity generating sets that are driven by internal combustion engines, and that are used for the supply of electrical installations in buildings or items of electrical equipment. 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.
Department of Commerce
Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)
Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 (Western Australia)
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