Australian Standard AS 2986 Workplace Air Quality - Sampling and Analysis of Volatile Organic Compounds by Solvent Desorption / Gas Chromatography - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this Standard if you intend to sample the level of organic vapours in the atmosphere of a workplace at a mine.

You must ensure that the sample is collected and analysed in accordance with this Standard.

There are two parts of this Standard which set out methods for the sampling and analysis of organic vapours in workplace atmospheres. The current version of these standards are:

  • AS 2986.1-2003: Workplace air quality - Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by solvent desorption/gas chromatography - Pumped sampling method; and
  • AS 2986.2-2003: Workplace air quality - Sampling and analysis of volatile organic compounds by solvent desorption/gas chromatography - Diffusive sampling method.

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

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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
Email: MinesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)