Australian Standard AS 3873 Pressure Equipment - Operation and Maintenance - Western Australia

Description

You will be required to comply with this standard if you are an employer at a mine which is operating pressure equipment other than gas cylinders.

You must ensure that pressure equipment at your mine is maintained, inspected and used in accordance with this standard, where relevant. This requirement applies to any pressure equipment which is covered by Australian Standard AS 1200.

This standard specifies the minimum requirements and gives guidance on the operation and maintenance of boilers, pressure vessels, associated control and safety equipment, piping and auxiliaries.

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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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)