Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 3190 Approval and Test Specification - Residual Current Devices (Current-Operated Earth-Leakage Devices) - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are a manager or employer at a mine. To ensure that any earth leakage protection device complies with this standard if it is provided for:

  • Alternating current circuits installed in a quarry operation, on a part of a dredge other than a floating treatment plant, and in an underground mine; or
  • Circuits providing alternating current supply to portable, mobile or moveable apparatus.

This standard specifies measures for protection against electric shock from certain types of electrical equipment.

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 Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety

Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)

Contact details

General Enquiries, Mines Safety
Department of Mines and Petroleum
Resources Safety


Operating address:
Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 93588010
minessafety@dmp.wa.gov.au

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