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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
On 22 January 2018, the Building and Energy Division was formed from the amalgamation of the Building Commission and Energy Safety . Building and Energy oversees the operations of the building, building surveying, electrical, gas, painting, and plumbing industries including the resolution of...
About Building and Energy
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Applications cannot be processed unless all sections are completed, all attachments provided and fees paid. If your application is incomplete at the time of lodgement it will be returned. If your application is later found to be incomplete or is not fully informative, you will be requested to...
Forms
Portable outdoor appliances such as gas heaters and barbecues are ideal for use outdoors. However, these appliances can present a danger of carbon monoxide poisoning if used in areas with insufficient ventilation. 'For Safety's Sake', keep your outdoor appliances outside! Safe locations for using...
Gas appliances

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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
15 Jan 2020
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
This application form is used to apply for a gasfitting authorisation.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019
This application form is used to apply for a Class E gasfitting permit.
Building and Energy
Form – application
19 Jul 2019

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