You will be required to comply with this standard if there is a risk of fire at your workplace and you are an employer, main contractor, self-employed, or otherwise in control of your workplace.
You must ensure that portable fire extinguishers are located and distributed in accordance with this standard.
This standard sets out criteria for the selection of portable fire extinguishers and specifies requirements for their application, location and distribution.
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
WorkSafe Western Australia
Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (Western Australia)
Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)
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