Australian Standard AS 4758:1:2015 Personal Floatation Devices - Type 3 - Victoria


You may be required to comply with this standard if you are a trading and / or passenger vessel operator. This standard specifies the requirements for personal flotation devices (PFDs) with buoyancy classifications of level 50S suitable for use by adults and children.

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 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.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Transport Safety Victoria

Contact details

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Maritime Safety

Operating address: 121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2797
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1800 223 022