Australian Standard AS 1940 The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this Standard if you are the manager of an underground mine, and you intend to operate automotive diesel fuel service and storage facility underground in the mine.

This standard specifies requirements for the design, construction and operation of installations where flammable or combustible liquids are stored and handled.

You must ensure that the location, method of construction and means of ventilation of the storage facility complies with this Standard.

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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Resources 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 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Email: ResourcesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)