Australian Standard AS 1940 The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids - Tasmania


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to store or handle combustible or flammable liquids.

This standard provides requirements and recommendations for the design, construction and operation of installations where flammable or combustible liquids are stored and handled.

This standard applies to Class 3 explosives.

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 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

Explosives Act 2012 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulations 2012 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park
Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206