Joint Australian / New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1841.1:2007 Portable Fire Extinguishers - General Requirements - Victoria

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a recreational or hire and drive vessel. You will need to ensure that the correct type and number of fire extinguishers that comply with this standard are on board your vessel.

This standard provides general requirements for portable fire extinguishers, including the materials, design, construction, methods of manufacture, performance of the extinguisher and any associated gas container, including requirements for instructions and markings.

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

Marine Safety Act 2010 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Marine Safety Regulations 2012 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Transport Safety Victoria

Contact details

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Maritime Safety

Transport Safety Victoria

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: 121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Toll Free: 1800 223 022
Website: Maritime Safety (Opens in new window)