AS 3785 Underground Mining - Shaft Equipment - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are a responsible person at a mine and intend to:

  • erect a winding system for the transportation of persons, materials or rock
  • design, construct, test and inspect a shaft conveyance (AS / NZS 3785.4 only).

There are four parts of this standard you will need to comply with, comprising:

  • AS / NZS 3785.4:2002 Underground mining - Shaft equipment - Conveyances for vertical shafts
  • AS 3785.5-1998 Underground Mining - Shaft equipment - Headframes
  • AS / NZS 3785.6:2015 Underground Mining - Shaft equipment - Fixed guides, rope guides and rubbing ropes for conveyances
  • AS 3785.7-2006 Underground Mining - Shaft equipment - Headframes - Sheaves.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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