Australian Standard AS 1636 Tractors - Roll-over Protective Structures - Criteria and Tests - Conventional Tractors - Western Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this standard if you are the manager, or principal employer at a mine and you intend to use earth moving machinery. Each agricultural tractor must be fitted with a roll over protective structure which complies with this standard.

This standard is referred to in the Catalogue of Australian Standards as AS 1636-1996 Tractors-Roll-over protective structures-Criteria and tests (3 parts):

  • AS 1636.1-1996 Tractors - Roll-over protective structures - Criteria and tests - Conventional tractors
  • AS 1636.2-1996 Tractors - Roll-over protective structures - Criteria and tests - Rear-mounted for narrow-track tractors
  • AS 1636.3-1996 Tractors - Roll-over protective structures - Criteria and tests - Mid-mounted for narrow-track tractors.

The standard provides laboratory tests and specifies performance requirements for structures fitted to earth-moving and associated machines to provide protection for operators in the event of a machine rolling over or being struck by a falling object.

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 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Mine Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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