Liquified petroleum gas (LPG)
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is a flammable gas with a high hazard that is used extensively in New Zealand
We have produced guidance on the safe handling LPG.
While this guidance has not been updated to reflect current work health and safety legislation (the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and regulations), it may still contain relevant information and practices to keep workers and others healthy and safe.
Please read this guidance in conjunction with all relevant industry standards that apply to you as a PCBU. This guidance will be progressively reviewed and either updated, replaced with other guidance, or revoked.
LPG in industry
This fact sheet gives advice on how to safely manage the risks of using LPG on commercial premises including hotels, bars, restaurants, shops, offices and laboratories.
LPG in the hospitality industry
This fact sheet gives advice on how to safely manage the risks of using LPG places like cafes, bars, restaurants, fast-food outlets and mobile cooking facilities.
LPG for suppliers
This fact sheet gives advice on the responsibilities of people who are delivering LPG.
Guide to gas cylinders
This guide gives advice on the importation, manufacture, supply, filling, storage, handling or periodic testing of gas cylinders and fittings.