Telecommunications Technical Standard (Information Technology Equipment - Safety, Part 1: General Requirements - AS/NZS 60950.1:2011 - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this technical standard if you manufacture, supply or modify:

  • customer equipment that is designed or intended for use as part of a connection to a telecommunications network
  • information technology equipment for use as the AC mains supply as a telecommunications transmission medium.

The purpose of this code is to help protect:

  • the integrity of a telecommunications network or a facility
  • the health and safety persons who operate, work on, use or may be affected by the operation of a telecommunications network or facility.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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

Telecommunications Act 1997 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Communications and the Arts

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Communications Infrastructure

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Licensing

Communications Infrastructure

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Department of Communications and the Arts

Mailing address: PO BOX 78
Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616
Phone: 1300 850 115
Phone: 02 6219 5555
Fax: 02 6219 5353