Australian Standard AS 1674 Safety in Welding and Allied Processes - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you are the manager of a mine, or the principal employer at a mine. You must ensure that any construction work is undertaken in accordance with this standard.

The version of the standard you are required to comply with is AS 1674.2 - 2007: Safety in Welding and Allied Processes.

This Standard sets out safety requirements for arc welding and allied processes, to reduce the possibility of electric shock and minimize associated hazards. It includes requirements for cable connections for alternating and direct current power sources, as well as requirements for hazard-reducing devices and other ancillary equipment.

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 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.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

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Mine Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8010
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