Australian Standard AS 2397: Safe Use of Lasers in the Building and Construction Industry - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you are an employer at a mine which has lasers.

You must ensure that any laser products used in construction work at your mine are used in accordance with this standard.

The version of the standard you are required to comply with is AS 2397-1993: Safe use of lasers in the building and construction industry. The standard sets out safety requirements for the use of lasers in the building and construction industry.

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

Contact details

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Mine 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 8010
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)