Australian Standard AS 1824.1-1995 Insulation Coordination - Definitions, Principles and Rules - Western Australia

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you are a network operator of, or a contractor working on, an electricity network that is not legally required to have a safety management system.

This standard specifies the procedure for the selection of the standard withstand voltages for the phase-to-earth, phase-to-phase and longitudinal insulation, as well as the installation of, three phase alternating current electrical systems with a voltage above 1 kilovolt.

As a network operator or contractor you have a duty to carry out your activities safely. You may demonstrate that you have met this duty by complying with this standard (where relevant). If your network is legally required to have a safety management system you should instead ensure your work complies with that. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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
EnergySafety

Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Licensing Enquiries
Department of Commerce
EnergySafety


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Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address:
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Western Australia 6850

Phone:

1800678198

Phone:

08 62512000

Fax:

08 62511902
energylicensing@commerce.wa.gov.au

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