Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in AS 2030.1-2009 and AS 2030.5-2009.
You may be required to comply with these standards if you intend to 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
- 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.
These standards specify requirements for the usage of cylinders for compressed gases other than acetylene exceeding 0.1 kg, but not exceeding 3000 kg water capacity.