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 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

Fair Trading Act 2010 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

Contact details

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Consumer Protection

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 14
Cloisters Square PO, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 1300 304 054
Phone: 08 9282 0777
Fax: 08 9282 0850
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)