OHS - Australian Acts and Standards
Listed below are some Australian Standards relevant to the research laboratory.
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