Australian / New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 1716:2012 Respiratory Protective Devices - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if anybody in your workplace intends to use respiratory protective equipment. You must ensure that any devices used in your workplace comply with the standard.

This standard specifies performance requirements and testing criteria for respiratory protective devices (respirators) intended to provide protection against atmospheres containing substances which may be harmful if breathed.

The version of the standard you must comply with is AS/NZS 1716:2012 Respiratory Protective Devices.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance 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

Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 WA

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


Contact details

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General Enquiries


Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Phone: 08 6251 2200
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)