Australian Standard 2676: Installation and Maintenance of Batteries in Buildings - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the occupier of a public building. Any room or enclosure in which batteries with a stored capacity exceeding 1 kw.h or with a floating voltage exceeding 115 must conform to the installation requirements of this standard.

This standard is referred to as AS 2676.1-1992: Guide to the installation, maintenance, testing and replacement of secondary batteries in buildings - Vented cells. This Standard sets out recommended practices for the installation, maintenance, testing and replacement of vented secondary batteries permanently installed in or on buildings.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Australian Standard 2676: Installation and Maintenance of Batteries in Buildings - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Public Health
Environmental Health Directorate

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health
Public Health
Environmental Health Directorate


Operating address:
2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004

Phone:

08 93884999

Fax:

08 93884905
ehinfo@health.wa.gov.au

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