Australian Standard AS 62271.1-2012 High-voltage Switchgear and Controlgear - Common Specifications - Western Australia

Description

You may require this standard if you are an electricity network operator or electrical contractor and intend to

  • design
  • construct
  • commission
  • operate
  • maintain
  • decommission an electricity network.

This standard specifies technical requirements common to most high-voltage switchgear and controlgear equipment.

Complying with this standard is not mandatory. However if you can show that you complied with the provisions of this standard then that will be regarded as evidence that you have met your obligation to carry out electrical work safely.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

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

Electricity Act 1945 WA

Regulation(s) name

Electricity (Network Safety) Regulations 2015 WA

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

EnergySafety

Contact details

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General Enquiries

EnergySafety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington
Western Australia 6107
Mailing address: Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6251 1900
Fax: 08 6251 1901
Email: energysafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: EnergySafety (Opens in new window)