Australian Standard AS 3190: Approval and Test Specification for Current Operated (Core Balance) Earth Leakage Devices - Western Australia


You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate a drive in cinema. The power supply to your speaker pedestals must comply with this standard. Every general purpose electrical power outlet in a classroom must also comply with this standard.

It specifies essential safety requirements for residual current devices for approval and test purposes. It is to be read in conjunction with AS / NZS 3100.

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 Health

Public Health

Environmental Health Directorate

Contact details

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Operating address: 2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004
Phone: 08 9388 4999
Fax: 08 9388 4905