AS / NZS 1873 Powder-actuated (PA) Hand-held Fastening Tools - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are the principal employer at, or manager of, a mine and intend to undertake construction work.

This standard provides guidance on the powder-actuated hand-held fastening tools and comprises:

  • AS / NZS 1873.1:2003 Powder-actuated (PA) hand-held fastening tools - Selection, operation and maintenance
  • AS / NZS 1873.2:2003 Powder-actuated (PA) hand-held fastening tools - Design and construction
  • AS / NZS 1873.3:2003 Powder-actuated (PA) hand-held fastening tools - Charges
  • AS / NZS 1873.4:2003 Powder-actuated (PA) hand-held fastening tools - Fasteners.

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

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