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Gas Standards (Gas Supply and System Safety) Regulations 2000 The Gas Standards (Gas Supply and System Safety) Regulations 2000 were came into effect on 2 August 2000. The regulations mandate the following standards: AS/NZS 1596 "The storage and handling of LP Gas" AS 1697 "Installation and...
Gas networks
The Gas Licensing Committee was formed by the Director of Energy Safety to consider matters with regard to licenses issued under the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999. The committee's primary function is to advise the Director on the competence of applicants...
Boards
The risks associated with an unsafe installation are high, so the work must be restricted to competent (licensed) workers. To emphasise the nature of the hazard, these installations can appear to operate well yet be unsafe. For example, a gas installation could seemingly operate satisfactorily...
Forms
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Licensing search
Gas fitter's responsibilities It is the gas fitter's responsibility to ensure that all gasfitting work carried out by him/her complies with legislation. The gas fitter must carry out the work to the requirements of the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999 and...
Gas installations
All fuel gas accidents or incidents that occur in Western Australia should be reported. Gas incidents Regulation 42 of the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999 requires that all incidents, such as near misses, injury to persons or property damage relating to...
Reporting a gas incident
A person shall not sell or hire any gas appliance or advertise any gas appliance for sale or hire in Western Australia unless the gas appliance is approved by the Director of Energy Safety, and is marked, stamped or labelled in the manner approved by the Director. Type B appliances are large...
Appliance and equipment approval
A person shall not sell or hire any gas appliance or advertise any gas appliance for sale or hire in Western Australia unless the gas appliance is approved by the Director of Energy Safety, and is marked, stamped or labelled in the manner approved by the Director. Type A appliances are domestic and...
Appliance and equipment approval
Renewal Renewal reminder notices are now sent by email only. Visit the renewal reminder notices page for further information. For quicker processing, pay to renew your gasfitting permit using the department's online renewal system. To use the online system you will need to know your permit number (...
Services
To achieve Building and Energy's regulatory objectives, the Director and staff administer a wide suite of legislation: Energy Safety Act 2006 Energy Safety Regulations 2006 Energy Safety Levy Act 2006 Energy Coordination Act 1994 (major parts) Energy Coordination (General) Regulations 1995...
Legislation administered

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Important points about LP Gas cylinders, and a list of Standards Australia certified gas cylinder test stations in Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Information
19 Jul 2019
When was the last time you checked your LP Gas installation to ensure it was safe and complies?
Brochure
30 May 2014
The Energy Bulletin has been replaced with the Energy and Plumbing Focus newsletter. The Energy and Plumbing Focus newsletter brings you the latest news for the electrical, gas and plumbing...
Building and Energy
Bulletin
19 Jul 2019
For gas operatives and industry representative who wish to view the existing interpretations or request an interpretation of a specific code or standard requirement.
Building and Energy
Technical standards
19 Jul 2019
Generic or global variation or exemptions for domestic, commercial or mobile engine installations.
Building and Energy
Register
19 Jul 2019
These guidelines have been developed and issued by the Director of Energy Safety, Building and Energy Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Western Australia.
Building and Energy
Guide / handbook
13 Aug 2019
This document aims to assist people designated or planning to be designated as an inspector (gas). It provides information on the designation; the powers and limitations of an inspector (gas) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994; and the principles and practices that an inspector (gas) is expected to follow when carrying out their duties.
Building and Energy
Code of practice
12 Aug 2019
This application form is used to notify Building and Energy of a change of name to your gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
This application form is used to convert your certificate of competency to a gasfitting permit. Fact sheet - converting gasfitting certificate of competency to permit This fact sheet explains what...
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
This application form is used to advise Building and Energy of a lost or stolen gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation and apply for a replacement card.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019

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