Australian Standard AS 2187.1:1998 Explosives - Storage, Transport and Use - Storage - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or store explosives. The holder of a licence to store large quantities of explosives must ensure that all employees are trained in the requirements of this standard.

This standard applies to:

  • portable magazines
  • relocatable magazines
  • fixed or permanent magazines
  • bulk storage
  • underground storage.

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

Dangerous Goods Act 1985 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations 2011 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

WorkSafe Victoria

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

WorkSafe Advisory Service

WorkSafe Victoria

Department of Treasury and Finance

Operating address: 1 Malop Street
Geelong, Victoria 3220
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4293
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Website: WorkSafe Victoria (Opens in new window)