You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to sample the level of organic vapours in the atmosphere of a workplace at a mine.
You must ensure that the sample is collected and analysed in accordance with this Standard.
There are two parts of this standard which set out methods for the sampling and analysis of organic vapours in workplace atmospheres. The current version of these standards are:
- AS 2986.1-2003: Workplace air quality - Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by solvent desorption/gas chromatography - Pumped sampling method
- AS 2986.2-2003: Workplace air quality - Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by solvent desorption/gas chromatography - Diffusive sampling method.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.