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Safe living with gas and LPG

What is LPG and natural gas?
Gas installations and appliances
Gas supply
Gas recreational safety
Getting gas work done

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is the generic name for mixtures of hydrocarbons (mainly propane and butane) stored in the liquid state.
Natural gas is a highly combustible odourless and colourless hydrocarbon gas largely composed of methane. Natural gas is created in roughly the same manner as oil, by processes that act upon organic matter over millions of years.


Find out information on buying and selling appliances, heating, getting gas work done and what to do when gas leaks.


Find out information about digging and underground services, turning a gas supply on and off, and transporting portable LPG cylinders.


Without proper ventilation, stoves, lamps, refrigerators, heaters or other gas appliances can give off poisonous carbon monoxide. Find out information on how to stay safe using gas and LPG while camping, and in caravans and motorhomes.


Find out information about the installation and maintenance of appliances and the need for certification.