AS 1674 Safety in Welding and Allied Processes - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer, main contractor or a self-employed person at a workplace where welding or allied is done. Welding means the joining of material by means of heat or pressure. Allied processes include cutting, grinding and gouging associated with welding.

The standard provides guidelines for different types of welding and allied processes, and comprises:

  • AS 1674.1-1997 Safety in welding and allied processes - Fire precautions
  • AS 1674.2-2007 Safety in welding and allied processes - Electrical.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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