Australian Standard AS 2030.1-2009 Gas Cylinders General Requirements - Victoria


You will need to comply with this standard to design, verify and manufacture gas cylinders. Gas cylinders are a rigid vessel not exceeding 3000 litres in capacity, designed for the storage and transportation of gas under pressure.

This standard is comprised of three parts, dealing with:

  • compressed gases other than acetylene
  • cylinders for dissolved acetylene
  • welded cylinders - insulated.

It specifies requirements for the verification, filling, handling, inspection, testing, and maintenance of refillable gas cylinders and for the storage and transport of compressed gases.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

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