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Safe Living with Gas

Storing LPG at home and other places outside of work

Storing LPG at home and other places outside of work

Many people use LPG for cooking or heating in their homes, at social or community events, and on holiday. There are rules for storing LPG...

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Check the entire system for ANY indication of gas leak

Emergency Procedures

Check the entire system for ANY indication of gas leak, such as a smell or hiss. Test with soapy water solution, which will bubble at any point where gas escapes. Never use a match or flame to test.

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LPG in Hospitality

LPG in Hospitality

Cafes, bars, restaurants, fast-food outlets and mobile cooking facilities often use liquid petroleum gas (LPG) as a fuel for cookers, ovens, barbeques, cabinet heaters and patio heaters.

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Many businesses use liquid petroleum gas (LPG)

LPG in Industry

Many businesses use liquid petroleum gas (LPG) because it is convenient and efficient, but you still need to make sure your LPG appliances and installations are safe.

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When connecting a LPG cylinder

LPG Gas Leak Test

When connecting a LPG cylinder – check all connection points for leaks by using a spray bottle of soapy water – if bubbles appear – there is a leak. Check connection fittings for...

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Gas heaters are great for keeping warm but they can be deadly if not maintained properly

Using an LPG Cabinet Heater Safely

Gas heaters are great for keeping warm but they can be deadly if not maintained properly. If gas heaters are faulty or poorly maintained, or don’t...

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Natural gas and LPG are both in use in New Zealand

LPG & Natural GAS

Natural gas and LPG are both in use in New Zealand, and there are some differences between the two that you should be aware of.

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Follow the steps below to safely use the gas and LPG appliances in your caravan or motorhome

Gas Safety for Caravans and Motorhomes

Follow the steps below to safely use the gas and LPG appliances in your caravan or motorhome.

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Take care when buying gas appliances online

Buying gas appliances

Take care when buying gas appliances online. Check for a supplier declaration of compliance, a safety compliance label, and ask yourself...

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Many businesses uses portable gas cylinders

Gas Safety

Many businesses uses portable gas cylinders because they are convenient and efficient, but you still need to make sure your gas...

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LPG and natural gas heaters are used widely to warm New Zealand homes and businesses

Gas Heating

LPG and natural gas heaters are used widely to warm New Zealand homes and businesses. Used wisely, gas is instant, reliable...

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Making changes to the gas supply to your property can have some risks

Gas supply to your property

Making changes to the gas supply to your property can have some risks. Here are some things to consider and safety tips before you do so...

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In the event of an emergency you should contact the Emergency Services by dialling 111

Gas Leaks

In the event of an emergency you should contact the Emergency Services by dialling 111. If you discover a leak from a gas main...

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Before a gas appliance can be sold or offered for sale in New Zealand

Markings on Gas Appliances

Before a gas appliance can be sold or offered for sale in New Zealand, it needs to meet marking requirements...

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If you smell gas indoors

What to do if you Smell Gas

If you smell gas indoors, don’t muck around, get out of the house immediately. If you can smell gas this means there is a...

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This fact sheet is for anyone that hires or sells (supplies) forklifts

Forklifts - risk of carbon monoxide poisoning

This fact sheet is for anyone that hires or sells (supplies) forklifts. Suppliers have a duty to provide customers...

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This fact sheet is for ‘persons conducting a business or undertaking’ (PCBUs) that use forklifts

Forklifts and Carbon Monoxide

This fact sheet is for ‘persons conducting a business or undertaking’ (PCBUs) that use forklifts. It explains the risks of carbon monoxide...

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LPG is a colourless liquid that evaporates into a gas, and it has an odour added to help detect leaks

LPG Safety

LPG is a colourless liquid that evaporates into a gas, and it has an odour added to help detect leaks. It can burn or explode when it mixes with air in the right proportions and finds an ignition source.

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