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  1. Gas supply incidents

    There were 211 gas supply incidents recorded during the reporting period from 2005/06 to 2014/15. In contrast to gas utilisation incidents, the majority of gas supply incidents occurred within the workplace. Figure 15 displays the number of workplace and ...

  2. Gas utilisation incidents

    There were 596 gas utilisation incidents reported during the period 2005/06 to 2014/15. 28% occurred within a workplace setting and the remainder within the larger community. Figure 8 below shows the distribution between workplace and non-workplace incide ...

  3. Minor injury

    Minor injuries resulting from gas incidents show a decreasing trend over the reporting period with a slight increase in the number of incidents in the last two years as indicated in Figure 7. Gas Report 2014-15 Fig7, by ggodsman Figure 7 Minor injury per ...

  4. Serious injury

    Non-fatal gas incidents have been classified into two groups, those causing serious injury requiring hospitalisation and those causing minor injury. Figure 6 below shows the number of incidents resulting in serious injury per million population. Trends in ...

  5. Fatalities

    There have been five fatal incidents that resulted in seven fatalities. A fatal incident which occurred in 2006/07 caused the death of a mother and her two children. It resulted from an escape of LPG from a two burner camping gas stove believed to have be ...

  6. Gas incidents recorded in WA

    There were 807 gas related incidents reported from 2005/06 to 2014/15. The number of reported incidents per million population has been represented in Figure 2 below. During the ten year reporting period, the most number of incidents were reported in 2007 ...

  7. Distribution of gas in WA

    Distribution of gas across the state is varied. The Perth Metropolitan Area, Kalgoorlie, Esperance, Bunbury and Geraldton are serviced by reticulated natural gas. Margaret River, Leinster, Albany and Hopetown have reticulated LPG, while bottled LPG is ava ...

  8. Definitions and explanatory notes

    Gas related incident For the purpose of this report a gas related incident refers to any incident that involves the sudden uncontrolled discharge of gas or that otherwise relates to gas and may or may not cause or be likely to cause injury to a person or ...

  9. Abbreviations

    FAFR – Fatal Accident Frequency Rate LPG – Liquid Petroleum Gas NG – Natural gas PMP – per million population WA – Western Australia ...

  10. Introduction

    The Gas Standards (Gasfitting and Consumer Gas Installations) Regulations 1999 require that an incident involving the sudden discharge of gas or that otherwise relates to gas and causes or is likely to cause injury to a person or damage to property must i ...

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