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    The storage and handling of LP Gas

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    Published date:  19-05-2014

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    ​Sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling of LP Gas, in cylinders and bulk tanks. 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. Appendices cover emergency plans, refuelling, fire protection, impact protection, leakage testing, hazardous areas, driver instructions and the transport and location of exchange cylinders.

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    Committee ME-015
    Development Note New PDF incorporating Amendment 2.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    Originated in Australia as AS CB 20—1965.Originated in New Zealand as NZS 5434:1986.Fifth edition AS/NZS 1596:1997.Sixth edition AS/NZS 1596:2002.Previous edition AS/NZS 1596:2008.Eighth edition 2014. Originated in Australia as AS CB 20-1965. Originated in New Zealand as NZS 5434:1986. Fifth edition AS/NZS 1596:1997. Sixth edition AS/NZS 1596:2002. Previous edition AS/NZS 1596:2008. Eighth edition 2014. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (August 2017). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (October 2020). Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 2 (October 2020).

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