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.

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 industry (PDF 794 KB)

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 in the hospitality industry (PDF 994 KB)

LPG for suppliers

This fact sheet gives advice on the responsibilities of people who are delivering LPG.

LPG for suppliers (PDF 807 KB)

Guide to gas cylinders

This guide gives advice on the importation, manufacture, supply, filling, storage, handling or periodic testing of gas cylinders and fittings.

Guide to gas cylinders (PDF 502 KB)