AS 3873 Pressure Equipment - Operation and Maintenance - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer at a mine which is operating pressure equipment other than gas cylinders.

This standard specifies the minimum requirements and gives guidance on the operation and maintenance of boilers, pressure vessels, associated control and safety equipment, piping and auxiliaries and gives guidance in the execution of such work.

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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

Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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