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DR 21013 CP AS/NZS 3100:2017 A4 Approval and test specification - general requirements for electrical equipment Amendment No. 4

AS/NZS 3100:2017 Amendment No. 4 applies to Committee representation, Preface and Clause 8.15.9 in Section 8; and takes effect from the date of publication.
Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21014 CP AS/NZS 60335.1:2022 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 1: General requirements

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 60335.1:2020 and its amendments.

However, AS/NZS 60335.1:2020 and its amendments remain valid until all the parts 2 that are used in conjunction with it have been withdrawn. No date of withdrawal of AS/NZS 60335.1:2020 and its amendments (dow) has therefore been fixed.
Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

This Standard is an adoption with Australian and New Zealand national modifications of the sixth edition of IEC 60335 1, Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 1: General requirements. It has been varied as indicated to take account of Australian and New Zealand conditions.

The 2022 edition of AS/NZS 60335.1 is only to be used in conjunction with the appropriate Part 2 of AS/NZS 60335 based on this edition. The Parts 2 contain clauses to supplement or modify the corresponding clauses in this part to provide the relevant requirements for each type of appliance.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21015 CP AS/NZS 60335.2.67:2022 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.67: Particular requirements for floor treatment machines, for commercial use

This draft was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 60335.2.67:2013 three years from the date of publication. During this period AS/NZS 60335.2.67:2013 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21016 CP AS/NZS 60335.2.68:2022 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2.68: Particular requirements for spray extraction machines, for commercial use

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 60335.2.68:2013 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 60335.2.68:2013 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21017 CP AS/NZS 60335.2.69:2022 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2.69: Particular requirements for wet and dry vacuum cleaners, including power brush, for commercial use

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 60335.2.69:2017 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 60335.2.69:2017 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21018 CP AS/NZS 60335.2.79:2022 Household and similar electrical appliances - Safety - Part 2.79: Particular requirements for high pressure cleaners and steam cleaners

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 60335.2.79:2017 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 60335.2.79:2017 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21019 CP AS/NZS 61558.2.4:2022 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and combinations thereof - Part 2.4 Particular requirements and tests for isolating transformers and power supply units incorporating isolating transformers for general applications

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 61558.2.4:2009 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 61558.2.4:2009 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21020 CP AS/NZS 61558.2.6:2022 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and combinations thereof – Part 2.6: Particular requirements and tests for safety isolating transformers and power supply units incorporating safety isolating transformers for general applications

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 61558.2.6:2009 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 61558.2.6:2009 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21021 CP AS/NZS 61558.2.16:2022 Safety of transformers, reactors, power supply units and combinations thereof – Part 2.16: Particular requirements and tests for switch mode power supply units and transformers for switch mode power supply units for general applications

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 61558.2.16:2010 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 61558.2.16:2010 and its amendments will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21022 CP AS/NZS 62841.3.12:2021 Amendment 1 Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 3.12: Particular requirements for transportable threading machines Amendment No. 1

This amendment applies to Committee representation, Clauses 21.35 and 23.3.

The IEC text in this amendment takes effect from the date of publication of this amendment. Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR21023 CP AS/NZS 62841.4.5:2022 Electric motor-operated hand-held tools, transportable tools and lawn and garden machinery – Safety – Part 4.5: Particular requirements for grass shears

This Standard was prepared by the Joint Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand Committee EL-002 - Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances and Small Power Transformers to supersede AS/NZS 60335.2.94:2008 three years from the date of publication of this Standard. During this period AS/NZS 60335.2.94:2008 will also remain current.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements.

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR 21024 CP AS/NZS 60335.2.80:2016 Amendment 2 Household and similar electrical appliances – Safety – Part 2.80: Particular requirements for fans Amendment No. 2

This amendment applies to the Committee representation, Foreword and the National variations.

The amendment to the national variations takes effect from the date of publication.

Regulatory authorities that reference this Standard in regulation may apply these requirements at a different time. Users of this Standard should consult with these authorities to confirm their requirements

Closing date for comments 21/1/2022

DR AS/NZS 18527.2:2021 Eye and face protection for sports use, Part 2: Requirements for eye protectors for squash and eye protectors for racquetball and squash 57

The objective of this document is to specify requirements for all eye protectors intended for eye protection against hazards during playing or instructing in the sports of squash, racquetball and squash 57, as well as sports with similar hazards and no greater risks. It applies to eye protectors that incorporate prescription lenses but has no specific tests for eye protectors designed for use over spectacles.

This document is an adoption with national modifications, and has been reproduced from, ISO 18527‑2:2021 Eye and face protection for sports use — Part 2: Requirements for eye protectors for squash and eye protectors for racquetball and squash 57.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 29/12/2021

DR AS/NZS 2063:2020 Amd 1:2021 Helmets for use on bicycles and wheeled recreational devices

This Amendment applies to the following elements:
• Clauses 1.1, 2.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5
• Figure B.5

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 31/12/2021

DR AS/NZS 4249:2021 Electrical installations and safety practices – Film, video and television sites

The objective of this document is to specify safe working and installation practices for the supply and use of electricity for equipment, accessories and lighting on limited-duration film, video and television sites.

Major structural and content changes have been made to this edition. The following is a guide for users of this document to the new sections and the requirements covered:
(a) Section 1 provides the scope, inclusions and exclusions to this document.
(b) Section 2 provides all relevant safety requirements.
(c) Section 3 provides all relevant installation requirements.
(d) Section 4 provides initial and periodic verification requirements including documentation.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 29/12/2021

DR AS/NZS 60079.29.1:2017 Amd 1:2021 Gas detectors – Performance requirements of detectors for flammable gases

The objective of this standard is to specify general requirements for construction, testing and performance, and describe the test methods that apply to portable, transportable and fixed equipment for the detection and measurement of flammable gas or vapour concentrations with air. The equipment, or parts thereof, is intended for use in explosive atmospheres and in mines susceptible to firedamp.

This amendment applies to the following elements:
• Front cover
• Preface
• Amendment 1

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 22/12/2021

DR AS/NZS 62368.1:2021 Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment – Part 1: Safety requirements

The objective of this document is to establish minimum safety requirements for the design, construction and operation of electrical and electronic equipment within the field of audio, video, information and communication technology, and business and office equipment. It sets out requirements intended to ensure the safety of the operator and other people who may come into contact with the equipment (i.e. “ordinary persons”) and, where specifically stated, maintenance and service personnel (i.e. “instructed persons” and “skilled persons”).

This document is an adoption with national modifications and has been reproduced from IEC 62368‑1:2018 Audio/video, information and communication technology equipment — Part 1: Safety requirements.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 22/12/2021

DR AS/NZS 62606:2021 General requirements for arc fault detection devices

The objective of this document is to provide requirements for arc fault detection devices (AFDDs), either as a single device or as a single device incorporating a Residual Current Device (RCD) with or without overcurrent protection for households and similar uses.

This document is an adoption with national modifications, and has been reproduced from, IEC 62606:2013 Amd 1:2017 General requirements for arc fault detection devices.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 7/1/2022

DR AS/NZS IEC 60079.25:2021 Explosive atmospheres, Part 25: Intrinsically safe electrical systems

The objective of this document is to provide the specific requirements for design, construction and assessment of intrinsically safe systems, Type of Protection “i”, intended for use, as a whole or in part, in locations in which the use of Group I, II or III Ex Equipment is required.

This document is identical with, and has been reproduced from, IEC 60079‑25:2020 Explosive atmospheres – Part 25: Intrinsically safe electrical systems.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 23/12/2021

DR AS/NZS ISO 16900.6:2021 Respiratory protective devices — Methods of test and test equipment, Method 6: Mechanical resistance/strength of components and connections

The objective of this document is to specify the method of test for the mechanical resistance and strength of components of respiratory protective devices.

This document is identical with, and has been reproduced from, ISO 16900‑6:2021 Respiratory protective devices — Methods of test and test equipment — Part 6: Mechanical resistance/strength of components and connections.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 3/12/2021

DR AS/NZS ISO 18527.1:2021 Eye and face protection for sports use, Part 1: Requirements for downhill skiing and snowboarding goggles

The objective of this document is to specify requirements for all goggles with plano lenses, intended for eye protection against hazards including ultraviolet and visible solar radiation, rain, snow and wind, during downhill skiing, snowboarding and other similar activities.

This document is an adoption with national modifications, and has been reproduced from, ISO 18527‑1:2021 Eye and face protection for sports use — Part 1: Requirements for downhill skiing and snowboarding goggles.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 29/12/2021

DR AS/NZS ISO 18527.3:2021 Eye and face protection for sports use, Part 3: Requirements and test methods for eyewear intended to be used for surface swimming

The objective of this document is to specify requirements and test methods for eyewear intended for surface swimming only. It contains requirements for eyewear for both recreational and specialist competitive swimming. It deals with materials, construction, optical properties and test methods.

This document is an adoption with national modifications, and has been reproduced from, ISO 18527‑3:2020 Eye and face protection for sports use — Part 3: Requirements and test methods for eyewear intended to be used for surface swimming.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 29/12/2021

DR AS/NZS ISO/IEC 24773.1:2021 Software and systems engineering — Certification of software and systems engineering professionals, Part 1: General requirements

The objective of this document is to set out the requirements which will be common to all other parts of the ISO/IEC 24773 series, for certifications (schemes and bodies) in the domain of software and systems engineering.

This document is identical with and has been reproduced from, ISO/IEC 24773‑1:2019, Software and systems engineering — Certification of software and systems engineering professionals — Part 1: General requirements.

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 9/12/2021

DR SA/SNZ TS IEC 60079.47:2021 Explosive atmospheres, Part 47: Equipment protection by 2-wire intrinsically safe ethernet concept (2-WISE)

The objective of this document is to specify requirements for the construction, marking and documenting of apparatus, systems, and installations for use with the 2-Wire Intrinsically Safe Ethernet concept (2-WISE), such as the physical layer specification for 2-Wire Ethernet 10BASE-T1L as defined in IEEE 802.3cg. 2-WISE is a concept for an advanced physical layer (APL), designed to simplify the examination process for intrinsic safety parameters of components and cabling within APL segments. This is achieved by defining universal intrinsic safety parameter limits for APL ports, according to the specific hazardous area requirements and listing a concise set of rules for the segment setup.

This document is identical with, and has been reproduced from, IEC TS 60079-47:2021 Explosive atmospheres — Part 47: Equipment protection by 2-wire intrinsically safe Ethernet concept (2-WISE).

The secretariat of this committee is managed by Standards Australia. Please see the attached document on how to access public comment drafts and submitting comments via the Standards Australia Public Commenting Portal, Connect.

Closing date for comments 29/12/2021