Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 2208:1996 Safety Glazing Materials in Buildings - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to use a blasting cabinet or blasting chamber at your workplace which has a window in it.

You must ensure that any windows in the blasting cabinet or blasting chamber are made of toughened safety glass, laminated safety glass or safety wired glass that has been manufactured to comply with this standard. This standard sets out performance levels and test methods for safety glass.

A blasting cabinet is a structure used for abrasive blasting which is designed so that when operating, the presence of a person inside the cabinet is not required. Blasting chamber means a structure used for abrasive blasting and which is designed so that when operating, the presence of a person inside the chamber is required.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

Contact details

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General Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)