AS 2268 Electrostatic Paint and Powder Spray Guns for Explosive Atmospheres - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer, main contractor or self-employed person and intend to undertake electrostatic spray painting at a workplace.

This standard specifies requirements for the construction and testing of handheld and hand-operated electrostatic paint or powder sprayguns and associated apparatus, which are used to spray paint which may give off flammable gases or vapours, or to spray powders which are liable to give rise to a dust explosion.

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Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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