AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS

Issue 44 – November 2012

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New Standards

  • AS 1926.1-2012 Swimming pool safety - Safety barriers for swimming pools
    Specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools
    Supersedes AS 1926.1-2007 and AS 2820-1993
  • AS 2031-2012 Water quality - Sampling for microbiological analysis (ISO 19458:2006, MOD)
    Adopts ISO 19458:2006 to provide guidance on planning water sampling regimes, on sampling procedures for microbiological analysis and on transport, handling and storage of samples until analysis begins. It focuses on sampling for microbiological investigations
    In Australia only, it supersedes AS/NZS 2031:2001
  • AS 7240.20-2012 Fire detection and alarm systems - Aspirating smoke detectors
    Adopts ISO 7240-20:2010 to specify requirements and methods of test for aspirating smoke detectors in fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around buildings. Does not cover aspirating smoke detectors that are intrinsically safe for use in hazardous conditions.
  • RUL PP.1-2012 Rulings to Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum Standards - Ruling 1: Application of welding Standard (Ruling to AS 2885.1-2012)

New Amendments

  • Amendment 1-2012 to AS 1289.5.8.4-2009 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes - Soil compaction and density tests - Nuclear surface moisture-density gauges - Calibration using standard blocks
  • Amendment 1-2012 to AS 1397-2011 Continuous hot-dip metallic coated steel sheet and strip - Coatings of zinc and zinc alloyed with aluminium and magnesium
  • Amendment 3-2012 to AS 1562.1-1992 Design and installation of sheet roof and wall cladding - Metal
  • Amendment 2-2012 to AS 2050-2002 Installation of roof tiles
  • Amendment 1-2012 to AS 3569-2010 Steel wire ropes - Product specification

Superseded Standards

  • AS 1926.1-2007 Swimming pool safety - Safety barriers for swimming pools
    Made Available Superseded by AS 1926.1-2012
  • AS 2820-1993 Gate units for private swimming pools
    Made Available Superseded by AS 1926.1-2012

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