AS / NZS 1020 The Control of Undesirable Static Electricity - Western Australia


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

This standard provides recommendations relating to safe control of electrostatic charges (static electricity) generated incidentally by processes or activities. Its purpose is to assist in reducing fire, explosion and nuisance aspects associated with static electricity. It outlines conditions under which the presence of static causes a hazard and recommends methods for its safe dissipation or mitigation.

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Code of Practice

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Comply All AS / NZS 1020:1995 The Control of Undesirable Static Electricity (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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