You will be required to comply with this code if you undertake spray painting at your workplace.
You must do spray painting inside a booth which is designed, installed and maintained in accordance with this standard.
This standard specifies requirements for the design, construction, testing. Installation and maintenance of spray painting booths, designated spray painting areas and paint mixing rooms. These requirements are meant to reduce the risk of explosions due to the presence of flammable volatiles from the paints and finishes used.
There are two parts to this standard. Part 1 is AS / NZS 4114.1:2013 Spray painting booths, designated spray painting areas and paint mixing rooms - Design, Construction and Testing. Part 2 is AS / NZS 4114.2:2013 Spray painting booths, designated spray painting areas and paint mixing rooms - Installation and Maintenance.
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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