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


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

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Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Transport Safety Victoria

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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
Phone: 1800 223 022