Australian Standard AS 1940 The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids - Western Australia

Description

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to store and handle flammable and combustible liquids.

This standard sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling of flammable liquids of dangerous goods. This standard also provides requirements and recommendations for the storage and handling of combustible liquids. This standard provides minimum acceptable safety requirements for storage facilities, operating procedures, emergency planning and fire protection. While compliance with this standard is not mandatory, it may be used to demonstrate that you have complied with your legal obligations.

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.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Resources Safety

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
1 Adelaide Terrace
East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Mailing address: 100 Plain Street
East Perth, Western Australia, 6004
Phone: 08 9358 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Email: ResourcesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)