Australian New Zealand Standard AS / NZS 61241 Electrical Apparatus for Use in the Presence of Combustible Dust - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the manager or employer of a mine, and you intend to install or use a fixed lighting system in an underground magazine at the mine.

You must ensure that any light fixtures and fittings comply with the requirements for dust excluding ignition proof enclosures as set out in this standard.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) 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.

Act(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Mine Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: Mineral House
100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8010
Email: MinesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)