AS / NZS 60079 Explosive Atmospheres - Western Australia


Note that these standards have been updated and you may need to meet the requirements set out in the most recent version.

You may need to comply with the following standards if you intend to design, select, erect, install, inspect and maintain electrical installations in explosive atmospheres:

  • AS / NZS 60079.0:2008 Explosive atmospheres - Equipment - General requirements
  • AS / NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres - Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres
  • AS / NZS 60079.14:2009 Explosive atmospheres - Electrical installations design, selection and erection
  • AS / NZS 60079.17:2009 Explosive atmospheres - Electrical installations inspection and maintenance.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Electricity Act 1945 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Licensing) Regulations 1991 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

Contact details

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Building and Energy

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Mason Bird Building
Level 1
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington, Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 489 099
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