AS / NZS 1020 The Control of Undesirable Static Electricity - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this standard if you intend to store, handle, or use dangerous goods.

This standard provides recommendations relating to safe control of electrostatic charges (static electricity) generated incidentally by processes or activities. Its purpose is to assist in reducing fire, explosion and nuisance aspects associated with static electricity. It outlines conditions under which the presence of static causes a hazard and recommends methods for its safe dissipation or mitigation.

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 Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Operating address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 08 9358 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)