AS 2187.4-1998 Explosives - Storage, Transport and Use - Pyrotechnics - Outdoor Displays - Australian Capital Territory


You may need to comply with this standard if you are involved in the outdoor display of fireworks or pyrotechnics and intend to use aerial shells. The standard specifies the requirements and precautions to be carried out for the:

  • storage
  • conveyance
  • handling
  • use of pyrotechnics for outdoor displays.

It does not apply to pyrotechnics for:

  • indoor theatrical and film sets
  • marine distress signals
  • classified and shopgoods fireworks
  • model rocket mortars.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Substances Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Substances (Explosives) Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

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