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The Director of Energy Safety , under regulation 32(3) of the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999, has issued the following variations and exemptions from requirements in the codes and standards listed in Schedule 7 of the regulations. Each request has been...
Variations, exemptions and dispensations
A guide to the energy industry technical safety regulatory framework administered by Energy Safety .
Functions and responsibilities
Energy Safety 's primary objective is a safer Western Australia. Our secondary objectives include protecting users of electricity and gas. Electricity and gas can be dangerous. Energy Safety has several strategies to reduce the dangers and provide a safer environment, including: to have safe...
Our objectives
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 supply network safety
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...
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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
Gas appliances 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...
Appliance and equipment approval

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This application form is used to apply for a gasfitting authorisation.
EnergySafety
Form – application
30 Nov 2017
This application form is used to apply for a gasfitting permit for interstate or New Zealand applicants under mutual recognition.
EnergySafety
Form – application
15 Aug 2018
This application form is used to apply for a Class E gasfitting permit.
EnergySafety
Form – application
01 Sep 2017
This application form is used to apply for a Class I gasfitting permit.
EnergySafety
Form – application
01 Sep 2017
This application form is used to apply for a Class P gasfitting permit.
EnergySafety
Form – application
01 Sep 2017
This application form is suitable for a Western Australian indentured apprentice or non-apprentice (trainee) who has completed either a plumbing apprenticeship or a Certificate III in gasfitting plus...
EnergySafety
Form – application
01 Feb 2018
This application form is used to apply for a restricted Class G gasfitting permit for a non-gasfitting trade trained or overseas gas fitter to work under supervision.
EnergySafety
Form – application
04 May 2015
This application form is used to apply for a Class G gasfitting permit on completion of a recognised apprenticeship.
EnergySafety
Form – application
04 May 2015
This application form is suitable for a Western Australian indentured apprentice or a non-apprentice (trainee) wishing to work under supervision. To be issued a Gasfitting Permit in Western Australia...
EnergySafety
Form – application
22 Mar 2018
When was the last time you checked your LP gas installation? Follow this simple checklist to see if your marine craft is safe and complies with the regulations.
EnergySafety
Brochure
20 May 2014

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