Australian Standard AS 2187.1-1998: Explosives - Storage, Transport and Use - Storage - Western Australia

Description

You must comply with this standard if you intend to store explosives, including under an explosives storage, explosives manufacture, or fireworks licence. You must ensure that your explosives are stored and marked in accordance with this standard.

This standard specifies requirements for the storage of explosives including pyrotechnics, and for the location, design, construction and maintenance of magazines. It applies to portable, fixed or permanent magazines, bulk storage and underground storage. It does not apply to the storage of explosives and explosive ordnance for defence purposes.

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

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 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)