You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to use a blasting cabinet or blasting chamber at your workplace which has a window in it.
You must ensure that any windows in the blasting cabinet or blasting chamber are made of toughened safety glass, laminated safety glass or safety wired glass that has been manufactured to comply with this standard. This standard sets out performance levels and test methods for safety glass.
A blasting cabinet is a structure used for abrasive blasting which is designed so that when operating, the presence of a person inside the cabinet is not required. Blasting chamber means a structure used for abrasive blasting and which is designed so that when operating, the presence of a person inside the chamber is required.
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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