Australian Standard AS 3978-2003 Non-Destructive Testing - Visual Inspection of Metal Products and Components - Western Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to store, handle, or use dangerous goods.

This standard specifies procedures for visual inspection of metal products and components, with specific reference to welded components, steel castings, and corroded metal surfaces. It contains requirements for the qualification of inspectors, for the viewing and illumination of items being inspected, and makes recommendations for the use of approved visual aids to optimize recognition of surface features.

While compliance with this standard is not mandatory, it may be used to demonstrate compliance with your legal obligations under the Act or Regulations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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.

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Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 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)