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


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake welding and other allied processes.

This standard sets out the safety requirements needed when undertaking hot work to prevent the possibility of fire or explosion. This standard particularly applies to hot work undertaken during construction, manufacturing, maintenance, repairs, demolition and where plant or equipment contains flammable, combustible or explosive material.

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

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

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Head Office

Tasmania Fire Service

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management

Operating address: Cnr Argyle and Melville Streets
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1526
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Toll Free: 1800 000 699
Phone: 03 6230 8600
Fax: 03 6234 6647
Website: Tasmania Fire Service (Opens in new window)