Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 2161 Occupational Protective Gloves - Western Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this standard if you use gloves in your workplace to protect against hazards.

You must ensure that the gloves in your workplace comply with this standard.

There are twelve parts to this standard. The specific versions of those parts you must comply with are:

  • AS / NZS 2161.1:2000 Occupational protective gloves - Selection, use and maintenance
  • AS / NZS 2161.2:2005 Occupational protective gloves - General requirements
  • AS / NZS 2161.3:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against mechanical risks
  • AS / NZS 2161.4:1999 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against thermal risks (heat and fire)
  • AS / NZS 2161.5:1998 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against cold
  • AS 2161.6-2003 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves for firefighters - Laboratory test methods and performance requirements
  • AS / NZS 2161.7.1:1998 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against cuts and stabs by hand knives - Chainmail gloves and arm guards
  • AS / NZS 2161.8:2002 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against ionizing radiation and radioactive contamination
  • AS / NZS 2161.9:2002 Occupational protective gloves - Method of measurement and evaluation of the vibration transmissibility of gloves at the palm of the hand
  • AS / NZS 2161.10.1:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Terminology and performance requirements
  • AS / NZS 2161.10.2:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Determinations of resistance to penetration
  • AS / NZS 2161.10.3:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Determination of resistance to permeation by chemicals

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 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 2161.1:2016 Occupational protective gloves - Selection, use and maintenance (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.2:2005 Occupational protective gloves - General requirements (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.3:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against mechanical risks (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.4:1999 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against thermal risks (heat and fire) (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.5:1998 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against cold (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS 2161.6-2003 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves for firefighters - Laboratory test methods and performance requirements (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.7.1:1998 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against cuts and stabs by hand knives - Chainmail gloves and arm guards (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.8:2002 Occupational protective gloves - Protection against ionizing radiation and radioactive contamination (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.9:2002 Occupational protective gloves - Method of measurement and evaluation of the vibration transmissibility of gloves at the palm of the hand (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.10.1:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Terminology and performance requirements (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.10.2:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Determinations of resistance to penetration (Opens in new window)
Comply All AS / NZS 2161.10.3:2005 Occupational protective gloves - Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Determination of resistance to permeation by chemicals (Opens in new window)

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

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

WorkSafe

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 307 877
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: WorkSafe Western Australia (Opens in new window)