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  1. Executive summary

    This report is an analysis of gas incidents reported to EnergySafety over a ten year period from 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2015. The distribution of gas across Western Australia is varied in terms of reticulated natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG ...

  2. Gas Incident Safety Report 2014-15

    This report by Energy Safety summarises information about gas incidents in Western Australia and analyses statistical trends for the years 2005/06 to 2014/15. Energy Safety has statutory responsibility for the safety regulation of most gas facilities (dow ...

  3. Conclusion

    The fatal accident frequency rate is declining over the reporting period, but there is an increasing trend in the area of serious injury. Cookers, recreational equipment and hot water systems were found to be most commonly involved in incidents resulting ...

  4. 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 2013-14 Fig 7, by ggodsman Figure 7 Minor injury per ...

  5. Gas utilisation incidents

    There were 607 gas utilisation incidents reported during the period 2004/05 to 2013/14. 30% occurred within a workplace setting and the remainder within the larger community. Figure 8 below shows the distribution between workplace and non-workplace incide ...

  6. Gas supply incidents

    There were 210 gas supply incidents recorded during the reporting period from 2004/05 to 2013/14. In contrast to gas utilisation incidents, the majority of gas supply incidents occurred within the workplace. Figure 15 displays the number of workplace and ...

  7. Fatalities

    Within the 2004/05 to 2013/14 period there have been four fatal incidents that resulted in six 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 ca ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Gas incidents recorded in WA

    There were 817 gas related incidents reported from 2004/05 to 2013/14. The number of reported incidents per million population has been represented in Figure 2 below. The most number of incidents were reported in 2004/05 and although there has been a vari ...

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