Australian Standard AS 4332-2004: The Storage and Handling of Gases in Cylinders - Australian Government

Description

You may require this code if you intend apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit.

A RAC industry permit means any of the following:

  • Refrigerant handling licence;
  • Refrigerant trading authorisation;
  • RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation;
  • Halon special permit; or
  • Restricted refrigerant trading authorisation.

To be eligible for a permit you must demonstrate your knowledge of any standard relevant to work to be carried out under your permit. You must carry out any work under a permit in accordance with the relevant standard.

This standard sets out requirements and recommendations for the storage and handling of gases in cylinders, as classified as Class 2 dangerous goods in the Dangerous Goods Code. It applies to stores where individual gases (other than those which are covered by specific Australian Standards) are kept, and to stores where more than one type of gas is kept.

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.

Act(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989 AG

Regulation(s) name

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 AG

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy

Australian Refrigeration Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Officer, Head Office

Australian Refrigeration Council

Department of the Environment and Energy

Operating address: Level 1
818 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Mailing address: Locked Bag 3033
Box Hill
Victoria 3128
Phone: 1300 884 483
Fax: 1300 554 023
Email: enquire@arctick.org