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Regulations require LP Gas cylinders be inspected and tested every ten (10) years. Filling damaged or out-of-test date cylinders is illegal and can be dangerous. LP Gas cylinders out-of-test date must not be filled until tested and re-stamped by an approved gas cylinder test station. The approved...
Gas installations
The Director of Energy Safety can prohibit the sale/hire/use of an appliance or component if considered that such appliance/component is, or is likely to become, unsafe or dangerous in use. This applies also to gas appliances/components that are approved. Appliances that may be unsafe or dangerous...
Gas appliances
Please note: The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety will be affected by Western Power undertaking essential network maintenance and electrical work, which may impact our websites and services on Sunday 21 January 2018. There is a possibility that Energy Safety ’s services may be...
Services
Please note Following recent changes to the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999, a gasfitting permit can be renewed up to 90 days before and no later than 30 days after the date of expiry of the permit. Beyond this 30 day period, you will no longer be able to...
Services
How to update your contact details Changing your contact details with Energy Safety is now even easier with our new online notification service. How does it work? To use the new notification service you will need to know your licence number (which can be found on the front of your licence or permit...
Services
The notice of intent (NOI) has been developed to advise the gas supplier of a likely significant future gas load that may impact on their supply infrastructure and enable them to monitor the progress of the gasfitting work being carried out. Notice of intent gas Energy Safety intends trialling the...
Notice of intent
Energy Bulletins provide electrical and gas 'technical and safety' information, including details of new and amended legislation and standards. Energy Bulletins are of particular interest to electrical and gas workers. Bulletins are produced four times per year. Each edition includes separate...
Energy Bulletin
Consumer Protection has one metropolitan Perth office and six regional locations in Western Australia. Kalgoorlie office relocation Our Kalgoorlie office on Brookman Street will close on Friday 31 August at 12.30pm and will reopen in the West Kalgoorlie office at the corner of Hunter and Broadwood...
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This is a guideline to assist in applying for variation/exemptions from prescribed statutory requirements in Western Australia contained in the Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999. Introduction An application may be made for a variation/exemption from the...
Variations, exemptions and dispensations
Gas operatives and industry representatives may request Energy Safety to provide an interpretation of a specific requirement of a standard that is listed in schedule 7 of the regulations. Interpretations Existing interpretations PDF 119KB Interpretation of Regulation or Standard request form PDF...
Appliance and equipment approval

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Important points about LP Gas cylinders, and a list of Standards Australia certified gas cylinder test stations in Western Australia.
EnergySafety
Information
21 May 2018
When was the last time you checked your LP Gas installation to ensure it was safe and complies?
EnergySafety
Brochure
30 May 2014
Energy Bulletins provide electrical and gas technical and safety information, including details of new and amended legislation and standards. Energy Bulletins are of particular interest to electrical...
EnergySafety
Bulletin
30 May 2018
For gas operatives and industry representative who wish to view the existing interpretations or request an interpretation of a specific code or standard requirement.
EnergySafety
Technical standards
29 Apr 2014
Generic or global variation or exemptions for domestic or commercial or mobile engine installations.
EnergySafety
Register
20 May 2014
These guidelines have been developed and issued by the Director of Energy Safety, EnergySafety Division of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Western Australia.
EnergySafety
Guide / handbook
29 Jun 2017
This document aims to assist people designated or planning to be designated as an inspector (gas). It provides information on the designation; the powers and limitations of an inspector (gas) under the Energy Coordination Act 1994; and the principles and practices that an inspector (gas) is expected to follow when carrying out their duties.
EnergySafety
Code of practice
29 Jun 2017
This application form is used to notify Energy Safety of a change of name to your gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation.
EnergySafety
Form – application
02 May 2014
This application form is used to convert your certificate of competency to a gasfitting permit. Fact sheet - gasfitting certificate of competency to permit This fact sheet explains what your...
EnergySafety
Form – application
30 Jul 2018
This application form is used to advise Energy Safety of a lost or stolen gasfitting permit or gasfitting authorisation and apply for a replacement card.
EnergySafety
Form – application
02 May 2014

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Consumer Protection has issued another warning about a rogue tradesman who continues to take substantial deposits from consumers but fails to carry out or complete the work. Christopher Brocklebank of Woodvale, trading as Perth Evaporative Air & Gas Services and Elements ‘Hearth, Wind and Fire’ of Wangara, was due to face a trial in the Perth Magistrates Court in early July on seven charges...
Consumer Protection
Media release
14 Jul 2014

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