AS / NZS 1596 The Storage and Handling of LP Gas - Tasmania

Description

If you are a gas entity and intend to operate a gas facility, you must submit a safety and operating plan. The plan must comply with this and other standards set out in legislation.

A gas entity is a person that holds a Gas Supply Industry Licence. A gas facility is a system, service or facility that relates to the distribution, control, conveyance, measurement or retail sale of gas.

This standard sets out requirements for design, construction, commissioning and operation of installations for the storage and handling of LP Gas. Separate sections deal with above-ground and underground tanks, piping systems, cylinders and their locations, automotive filling installations, and operations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Administering agency

Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

Contact details

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Gas and Electricity

Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator

Operating address: Level 3
21 Murray Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 770
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6166 4297
Email: office@economicregulator.tas.gov.au
Website: Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator (Opens in new window)