AS 1668.2-2012 The Use of Ventilation and Airconditioning in Buildings - Mechanical Ventilation in Buildings - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the occupier of a public building and intend to use a mechanical ventilation system.

This standard is referred to as AS 1668.2-2002: The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings - Ventilation design for indoor air contaminant control. This standard specifies design requirements for natural ventilation systems and mechanical air-handling systems that ventilate enclosed spaces.

Compliance with this standard ensures that all mechanical ventilation systems adequately prevent build-up of air contaminants.

Please consult the Contact Officer 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

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4905