Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 1716 Respiratory Protective Devices - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the manager or employer of a mine and intend to supply protective equipment to protect employees from radiation or abrasive blasting.

You must ensure that protective devices provided at the mine to protect against radiation or abrasive blasting are selected, used and maintained in accordance with this standard and with AS / NZS 1715.

This Standard specifies requirements, performance and testing criteria for the manufacture of respiratory protective devices.

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

Licensing Enquiries, Dangerous Goods
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 93588001

Fax:

08 93588000
cso@dmp.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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