AS 1674 Safety in Welding and Allied Processes - Fire Precautions - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake hot work in a building or hot work that could affect a building. Hot work includes welding and other allied processes.

This standard specifies precautions to be taken prior to and during hot work, to prevent the possibility of fire or explosion, which may result in harm to persons or property. In particular, such precautions apply to hot work during manufacturing, construction, maintenance, repairs, demolition and where plant or equipment has contained flammable, combustible or explosive material.

This standard may be amended from time to time.

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

Fire Service Act 1979 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

General Fire Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Tasmania Fire Service

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