AS 2397 Safe Use of Lasers in the Building and Construction Industry - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer, main contractor or self-employed person and intend to use lasers or laser products at a construction site.

This standard sets out safety requirements for the use of lasers in the building and construction industry. Provision has been made for the use of Class 3B (Restricted) lasers where the level of illumination is appropriate. It is intended for use as a reference by persons concerned with the use of lasers for alignment, levelling, control and survey tasks in the building and construction industry, and supplements the requirements of AS 2211 relevant to work in that industry.

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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.

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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 Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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