AS / NZS 1801 Occupational Protective Helmets - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you need to provide safety helmets at a workplace.

The standard sets out the requirements for three types of protective helmets reflecting their intended use. It deals with construction of the helmet shell and helmet finish and includes methods of tests. Specific additional performance requirements are given for occupational protective helmets used in high temperature workplaces and for bushfire fighters' helmets based on industrial helmets.

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.

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Comply All AS / NZS 1801:1997 Occupational Protective Helmets (Opens in new window) Important

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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