OHS - Australian Acts and Standards

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Introduction

Listed below are some Australian Standards relevant to the research laboratory.

General

AS/NZS 2982:2010 :Laboratory design and Construction

AS 1319:1994 Safety Signs for the Occupational Environment

AS 1345:1995 Identification of the Contents of Piping, Conduits and Ducts.

Australian Standards - Storage of Dangerous Goods

AS 1940:2004 The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids

AS/NZS 1596:2002 Storage and Handling of LP Gas

AS 1894:1997 The Storage and Handling of Non-Flammable Cryogenic and Refrigerated Liquids

AS 2714:1993 The Storage and Handling of Hazardous Chemical Materials Class 5.2 Substances (Organic Peroxides)

AS 3780:1994 The Storage and Handling of Corrosive Substances

AS 4326:1995 The Storage and Handling of Oxidising Agents

AS 4332:2004 The Storage and Handling of Gases in Cylinders

AS/NZS 4452:1997 The Storage and Handling of Toxic Substances

AS/NZS 4757 Handling and Destruction of Drugs

AS 2896:1998 Medical Gas Systems - Installation and Testing of Non-Flammable Medical Gas Pipeline Systems

AS 3873:2001 Pressure Equipment - Operation and Maintenance

AS 4041:1998 Pressure Piping

AS 4289:1995 Oxygen and Acetylene Gas Reticulation Systems

AS 5601:2004 Gas Installations

AS 2243.2:1997 Safety in Laboratories -Chemical Aspects

AS 2243.4:1998 Safety in Laboratories - Ionising Radiations

AS 2243.8:2006 Safety in Laboratories -Fume Cupboards

AS 2243.10:2004 Safety in Laboratories - Storage of Chemicals

Australian Standards - Hazardous Areas

AS/NZS 2430.3.3:2004 Classification of Hazardous Areas.

Part 3.3-Examples of Area Classification-Flammable Liquids

AS/NZS 2430.3.4:2004 Classification of Hazardous Areas.

Part 3.4-Examples of Area Classification-Flammable Gases

AS/NZS 2430.3.9:2004 Classification of Hazardous Areas.

Part 3.9-Examples of Area Classification-Miscellaneous

AS 102:19950 Control of Undesirable Static Electricity