AS 1939 Degrees of Protection Provided by Enclosures of Electrical Equipment (IP Code) - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to classify protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment.

This code specifies an alphanumeric code for classifying the degrees of protection provided by enclosures for electrical equipment rated up to 72.5 kV. It covers protection of persons against access to hazardous parts and of equipment against ingress of solid foreign objects, dust, and harmful quantities of water. Requirements for tests, access probes and object probes and other test equipment are specified.

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

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

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