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Construction Mandatory Standard
Mandatory

Storage of Flammable Gases

This mandatory standard must be applied at all construction locations.

  • Below are the minimum mandatory requirements for storage of flammable gases on site:
  • Keep secure in ventilated LPG storage cages.
  • Avoid storing in low lying areas & near drains.
  • Must have 10m spacing between temporary or permanent buildings.
  • Storage to be no closer than 4m from site boundary unless there is a 30 minute fire rated wall at least 2m high.
  • Area must be FREE of combustibles.
  • Shade from direct sunlight.
  • Further guidance in HSG 168 and Joint Code of Practice.

Pat Boyle

Managing Director

Construction