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  • AS/NZS 2243.6:2010

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    Safety in laboratories Plant and equipment aspects

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  21-06-2010

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Sets out requirements and recommendations designed to promote safe working practice relevant to the operation of plant and equipment in laboratories and describes the nature of the potential hazards. This Standard also covers safe working practices relevant to the use of compressed gas cylinders and cryogenic substances.

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    This Standard sets out requirements and recommendations designed to promote safe working practice relevant to the operation of plant and equipment in laboratories and describes the nature of the potential hazards. This Standard also covers safe working practices relevant to the use of compressed gas cylinders and cryogenic substances.

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    Committee CH-026
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Originated in Australia as AS 2243.6-1980.Previous edition AS 2243.6-1990.Originated in Australia as AS 2243.6-1980.Previous edition AS 2243.6-1990.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 2243.6:2010.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 2243.6:2010. Originated in Australia as AS 2243.6-1980. Previous edition AS 2243.6-1990. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 2243.6:2010.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 1336:1997 Recommended practices for occupational eye protection
    AS 1210 SUPP 2-1999 Pressure vessels - Cold-stretched austenitic stainless steel vessels (Supplement to AS 1210-1997)
    AS/NZS 1337.5:2004 Personal eye-protection Eye-protectors for adjustment work on lasers and laser systems (laser adjustment eye-protectors)
    AS 2473.1-2006 Valves for compressed gas cylinders Specifications, type testing, and manufacturing tests and inspections
    AS 2243.4-1998 Safety in laboratories - Ionizing radiations
    AS/NZS 2243.5:2004 Safety in laboratories Non-ionizing radiations - Electromagnetic, sound and ultrasound
    AS/NZS 4801:2001 Occupational health and safety management systems - Specification with guidance for use
    SAA HB 9-1994 Occupational personal protection
    AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment
    AS 4289-1995 Oxygen and acetylene gas reticulation systems (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres (IEC 60079-10-1, Ed.1.0(2008) MOD)
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS/NZS 1270:2002 Acoustics - Hearing protectors
    AS/NZS 1337.0(Int):2010 Personal eye protection - Eye and face protectors - Vocabulary
    AS/NZS 2161.10.3:2005 Occupational protective gloves Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Determination of resistance to permeation by chemicals (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 3100:2009 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 1269.2:2005 Occupational noise management Noise control management (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 1337.6:2007 Personal eye protection - Prescription eye protectors against low and medium impact
    AS 4332-2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS 2661-1983 Vapour degreasing plant - Design, installation and operation - Safety requirements
    AS/NZS 2211.12:2006 Safety of laser products Safety of free space optical communication systems used for transmission of information
    AS/NZS 2161.10.1:2005 Occupational protective gloves Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Terminology and performance requirements (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1210 SUPP 1-1990 Unfired Pressure Vessels - Advanced design and construction (Supplement to AS 1210-1997)
    AS/NZS 1338.1:1992 Filters for eye protectors Filters for protection against radiation generated in welding and allied operations
    AS/NZS 3760:2003 In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 2161.1:2000 Occupational protective gloves Selection, use and maintenance
    AS/NZS 2243.10:2004 Safety in laboratories Storage of chemicals
    AS/NZS 3788:2006 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
    AS/NZS 2211.1:2004 Safety of laser products Equipment classification, requirements and user's guide (IEC 60825-1:2001, MOD)
    AS 1788.2-1987 Abrasive wheels - Selection, care, and use
    AS/NZS 2243.3:2002 Safety in laboratories - Microbiological aspects and containment facilities
    AS/NZS 2243.2:2006 Safety in laboratories Chemical aspects
    AS 1788.1-1987 Abrasive wheels Design, construction, and safeguarding
    AS/NZS 2211.10:2004 Safety of laser products Application guidelines and explanatory notes to AS/NZS 2211.1 (IEC TR 60825-10:2002, MOD)
    AS/NZS 1338.2:1992 Filters for eye protectors - Filters for protection against ultraviolet radiation
    AS/NZS 1337.4:2004 Personal eye-protection - Filters and eye-protectors against laser radiation (laser eye-protectors)
    AS/NZS 2982.1:1997 Laboratory design and construction - General requirements
    AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts (Reconfirmed 2018)
    HB 94-1997 Electrical safety in the workplace
    AS/NZS 2161.10.2:2005 Occupational protective gloves Protective gloves against chemicals and micro-organisms - Determination of resistance to penetration
    AS 2243.7-1991 Safety in laboratories - Electrical aspects
    AS/NZS 1338.3:1992 Filters for eye protectors - Filters for protection against infra-red radiation
    AS 1894-1997 The storage and handling of non-flammable cryogenic and refrigerated liquids (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 1167.1:2005 Welding and brazing - Filler metals Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
    AS/NZS 2243.1:2005 Safety in laboratories Planning and operational aspects
    AS 4024.3101-2008 Safety of machinery Materials cutting - Milling machines (including boring machines) - Safety requirements
    AS 4343-2005 Pressure equipment - Hazard levels
    AS/NZS 5000.1:2005 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV (Reconfirmed 2017)

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 5239-2011 Examination of ignitable liquids in fire debris
    AS/NZS 2243.8:2014 Safety in laboratories Fume cupboards
    AS 5388.1-2012 Forensic analysis Recognition, recording, recovery, transport and storage of material
    AS/NZS 4782.3:2014 Double-capped fluorescent lamps - Performance specifications Procedure for quantitative analysis of mercury present in fluorescent lamps
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