Australian Standard AS 2397-1993: Safe Use of Lasers in the Building and Construction Industry - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you are an employer at a mine which uses lasers.

You must ensure that any laser products used in construction work at your mine are used in accordance with this standard. The version of the standard you are required to comply with is AS 2397-1993: Safe use of lasers in the building and construction industry.

The standard sets out safety requirements for the use of lasers for alignment, levelling, control and survey tasks in the building and construction industry.

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
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)