AS / NZS 1716 Respiratory Protective Devices - Western Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer, main contractor or self-employed person and need to provide respiratory protective equipment to people who may be exposed to a toxic atmosphere at a workplace.

This standard specifies requirements for respiratory protective devices (respirators) intended to provide, according to type, varying degrees of protection against atmospheres containing substances which may be harmful if breathed; also, with certain types, to provide protection against atmospheres which may be deficient in oxygen.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All AS / NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory Protective Devices (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

WorkSafe

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