Consumer Goods (Portable Ramps for Vehicles) Safety Standard 2017 - Western Australia


You are required to comply with this standard if you are designing or manufacturing portable vehicle ramps. This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction, performance and marking of portable vehicle ramps consisting of an incline, platform and barrier stop.

This standard ensures that you comply with Australian Standard AS 2640:2016 Portable ramps for vehicles. It includes a two year transition period, ending on 1 December 2019. Before this date, you may comply with either Australian Standard AS 2640:2016 or Consumer Product Safety Standard for Portable Ramps for Vehicles (Consumer Protection Notice No. 2 of 2010).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Fair Trading Act 2010 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection