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  • AS/NZS 1596:2008

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    The storage and handling of LP Gas

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    Superseded date:  24-06-2021

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Provides 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, leakage testing, hazardous areas, driver instructions and the transport and location of exchange cylinders.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for the location, design, construction, commissioning and operation of installations for the storage and handling of LP Gas, and includes the management of emergencies.The objective of this Standard is to provide designers, planners, operators and regulators with technical and procedural requirements for installations for the safe storage and handling of LP Gas.

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    Committee ME-015
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published in Australia as AS CB20-1965.Second edition 1971.Revised and redesignated as AS 1596-1973.Second edition 1979.Third edition 1983.Fourth edition 1989.AS 1596 Supplement 1 first published 1994.First published in New Zealand as NZS 5434:1986.AS 1596-1989, AS 1596 Supplement 1-1994 and NZS 5434:1986 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated AS/NZS 1596:1997.Sixth edition 2002.Seventh edition 2008. Originated in Australia as AS CB 20-1965. Originated in New Zealand as NZS 5434:1986. Previous edition AS/NZS 1596:2002. Seventh edition 2008.

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    AS 5601-2004 Gas installations
    AS 1940-2004 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids
    AS/NZS 1221:1997 Fire hose reels (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2419.1-2005 Fire hydrant installations System design, installation and commissioning
    AS 1674.1-1997 Safety in welding and allied processes Fire precautions (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1210 SUPP 2-1999 Pressure vessels - Cold-stretched austenitic stainless steel vessels (Supplement to AS 1210-1997)
    AS 2885.3-2001 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum - Operation and maintenance
    AS 3894.13-2002 Site testing of protective coatings Inspection report - Daily (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1210 SUPP 1-1990 Unfired Pressure Vessels - Advanced design and construction (Supplement to AS 1210-1997)
    AS 1210-1997 Pressure vessels
    AS 3894.11-2002 Site testing of protective coatings Equipment report (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 3894.10-2002 Site testing of protective coatings Inspection report - Daily surface and ambient conditions (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 1851-2005 Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
    AS/NZS 1841.6:2007 Portable fire extinguishers Specific requirements for carbon dioxide type extinguishers (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 1677.2:1998 Refrigerating systems - Safety requirements for fixed applications
    AS 1228-2006 Pressure equipment - Boilers
    AS 2473.2-2007 Valves for compressed gas cylinders - Outlet connections (threaded) and stem (inlet) threads
    AS 1319-1994 Safety signs for the occupational environment (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 2430.3.4:2004 Classification of hazardous areas - Examples of area classification - Flammable gases
    AS/NZS 1841.1:2007 Portable fire extinguishers General requirements (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 2832.1-2004 Cathodic protection of metals - Pipes and cables
    AS 1697-2005 Installation and maintenance of steel pipe systems for gas
    AS/NZS 2865:2001 Safe working in a confined space
    AS 2872-2000 Atmospheric heating of vessels containing fluids - Estimation of maximum temperature (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1170.4-2007 Structural design actions Earthquake actions in Australia (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2444-2001 Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets - Selection and location (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 2441-2005 Installation of fire hose reels (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 3000:2007 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
    AS 4983-2003 Gas fuel systems for forklifts and industrial engines
    AS 4839-2001 The safe use of portable and mobile oxy-fuel gas systems for welding, cutting, heating and allied processes (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 1894-1997 The storage and handling of non-flammable cryogenic and refrigerated liquids (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 2885.2-2007 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum - Welding
    AS 2473.1-2006 Valves for compressed gas cylinders Specifications, type testing, and manufacturing tests and inspections
    AS/NZS 1677.1:1998 Refrigerating systems - Refrigerant classification
    AS/NZS 1200:2000 Pressure equipment
    AS 1289.5.1.1-2003 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Determination of the dry density/moisture content relation of a soil using standard compactive effort
    AS/NZS 2381.1:2005 Electrical equipment for explosive gas atmospheres - Selection, installation and maintenance - General requirements
    AS/NZS 2229:2004 Fuel dispensing equipment for explosive atmospheres
    AS 2809.1-2008 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - General requirements for all road tank vehicles
    AS 4265-1995 Wheeled fire extinguishers (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS 4645-2005 Gas distribution network management
    AS 2030.1-1999 The verification, filling, inspection, testing and maintenance of cylinders for storage and transport of compressed gases - Cylinders for compressed gases other than acetylene
    AS/NZS 1869:1996 Hose and hose assemblies for liquefied petroleum gases (LP Gas), natural gas and town gas
    AS 2832.2-2003 Cathodic protection of metals Compact buried structures
    AS 3894.14-2002 Site testing of protective coatings Inspection report - Daily painting (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 2380.1-1989 Electrical equipment for explosive atmospheres - Explosion-protection techniques General requirements (Reconfirmed 2013)
    AS/NZS 1850:1997 Portable fire extinguishers - Classification, rating and performance testing
    AS 1530.1-1994 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Combustibility test for materials
    AS 4332-2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders
    AS/NZS 1841.5:2007 Portable fire extinguishers Specific requirements for powder type extinguishers (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 1425:2007 LP Gas fuel systems for vehicle engines
    AS 3711.6-2000 Freight containers Tank containers (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 3788:2006 Pressure equipment - In-service inspection
    AS 2885.4-2003 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum - Offshore submarine pipeline systems
    AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1349-1986 Bourdon tube pressure and vacuum gauges (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2809.3-2008 Road tank vehicles for dangerous goods - Road tank vehicles for compressed liquefied gases
    AS 2738-2000 Copper and copper alloys - Compositions and designations of refinery products, wrought products, ingots and castings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 1020:1995 The control of undesirable static electricity
    AS 4041-2006 Pressure piping
    AS/NZS 1768:2007 Lightning protection
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 3894.12-2002 Site testing of protective coatings Inspection report - Coating (Reconfirmed 2019)
    AS 3894.1-2002 Site testing of protective coatings Non-conductive coatings - Continuity testing - High voltage (brush) method (Reconfirmed 2013)
    AS 2885.1-2007 Pipelines - Gas and liquid petroleum - Design and construction
    AS 2700-1996 Colour Standards for general purposes - Swatches
    AS 1271-2003 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
    AS 1572-1998 Copper and copper alloys - Seamless tubes for engineering purposes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1170.4 SUPP 1-1993 Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code) Earthquake loads - Commentary (Supplement to AS 1170.4-1993)
    AS 3814-2005 Industrial and commercial gas-fired appliances
    AS 1530.4-2005 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures Fire-resistance test of elements of construction
    AS/NZS 60079.10:2004 Electrical apparatus for explosive gas atmospheres Classification of hazardous areas (IEC 60079-10:2002 MOD)
    AS 2473.3-2007 Valves for compressed gas cylinders Outlet connections for medical gases (including pin-indexed yoke connections)

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    AS/NZS 2982:2010 Laboratory design and construction
    AS/NZS 4645.2:2008 Gas distribution networks Steel pipe systems
    AS/NZS 5601.2:2010 Gas installations LP Gas installations in caravans and boats for non-propulsive purposes
    AS/NZS 1425:2013 LP Gas fuel systems for vehicle engines
    AS/NZS 4645.3:2008 Gas distribution networks Plastics pipe systems
    AS 1210-2010 Pressure vessels (Reconfirmed 2021)
    AS/NZS 60079.10.1:2009 Explosive atmospheres Classification of areas - Explosive gas atmospheres (IEC 60079-10-1, Ed.1.0(2008) MOD)
    AS/NZS 4645.1:2008 Gas distribution networks Network management
    AS 2030.1-2009 Gas cylinders General requirements
    AS 2746-2008 Working areas for gas-fuelled vehicles
    AS 3533.2-2009 Amusement rides and devices Operation and maintenance
    AS/NZS 5601.1:2013 Gas installations General installations
    AS 2359.2-2013 Powered industrial trucks Operations
    AS/NZS 5601.2:2013 Gas installations LP Gas installations in caravans and boats for non-propulsive purposes
    AS/NZS 5601.1:2010 Gas installations General installations
    AS 4983-2010 Gas fuel systems for forklifts and industrial engines
    AS 1375-2013 Industrial fuel-fired appliances
    AS 2030.5-2009 Gas cylinders Filling, inspection and testing of refillable cylinders
    AS 3814-2009 Industrial and commercial gas-fired appliances
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