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The Working around LPG Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive document outlining the safety steps, main hazards, risks and controls associated with working with LPG in minor quantities (under 500L, in cylinders).
Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) is not classified as a hazardous chemical according to the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) and is classified as a Dangerous Good according to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road or Rail (ADG Code). LPG is extremely flammable and is an Asphyxiant gas. Symptoms of exposure are directly related to displacement of oxygen from air. LPG is a pressured gas and is highly flammable. LPG is heavier than air and can accumulate in basements, cellars, pits, closed rooms etc.
Read the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for LPG before use, follow the SDS recommendations.
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