Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 2381.1 Electrical Equipment for Explosive Gas Atmospheres - Selection, Installation And Maintenance - General Requirements - Western Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you manage or employ staff to work in an underground coal mine, and you intend to use remote control equipment that does not comply with AS / NZS 4240: Remote control systems for mining equipment.

If your remote control equipment does not conform with AS / NZS 4240 then you must ensure that equipment conforms with this Standard, and also with the following other Joint Australian New Zealand standards:

  • AS / NZS 4871.1:2012 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - General requirements;
  • AS / NZS 4871.4:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Mains powered electrical mobile machines; and
  • AS / NZS 4871.5:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Battery powered electrical mobile machines.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Mine Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: 100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia, 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8010
Email: MinesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)