Australian Standard AS 3640 Workplace Atmospheres - Method for Sampling and Gravimetric Determination of Inhalable Dust - Western Australia

Description

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

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

The version of the Standard you are required to comply with is AS 3640-2009 Workplace atmospheres - Method for sampling and gravimetric determination of inhalable dust. It sets out a method for the collection and gravimetric determination of inhalable dust in workplace atmospheres.

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

Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 WA

Regulation(s) name

Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

Contact details

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Mine 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 8010
Email: MinesSafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Resources Safety (Opens in new window)