Australian Standard AS 2444-2001 Portable Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blankets - Selection and Location - Western Australia

Service summary

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.

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 Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Business Service Centre
Department of Commerce
WorkSafe Western Australia


Operating address:
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1300307877
safety@commerce.wa.gov.au

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