AS / NZS 1801 Occupational Protective Helmets - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are the principal employer at, or manager of, a mine and intend to undertake construction work.

This standard specifies requirements for occupational protective helmets to protect wearer's heads from falling objects in building and construction, quarrying, shipbuilding, forestry and other occupations with similar hazards. These requirements include the construction and materials of the helmet shell and head harness, mechanical strength of the shell and finish of the helmet.

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 (Mines) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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