Australian Standard 2676: Installation and Maintenance of Batteries in Buildings - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the occupier of a public building. Any room or enclosure in which batteries with a stored capacity exceeding 1 kw.h or with a floating voltage exceeding 115 must conform to the installation requirements of this standard.

This standard is referred to as AS 2676.1-1992: Guide to the installation, maintenance, testing and replacement of secondary batteries in buildings - Vented cells. This Standard sets out recommended practices for the installation, maintenance, testing and replacement of vented secondary batteries permanently installed in or on buildings.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Health (Public Buildings) Regulations 1992 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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Environmental Health Directorate

Public Health

Department of Health

Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4905