EnergySafe Magazine Summer 2019, issue 56 - Page 25

esv.vic.gov.au For clarification on a specific clause within an Australian Standard, contact the ESV Gas Safety Technical Information Line on 1800 652 563. Rating Cause Clause description 8 AS/NZS 5601.1 2013 DESIGN OF CONSUMER PIPING – Building isolation Clause 5.2.10 5 Non-compliances Breaches » Consumer piping does not have a manual shut-off valve at the each point of entry of piping to each building. » The manual shut-off valve is not accessible and external to the building. » A durable permanent sign has not been located in a prominent position adjacent to the valve. The sign shall include the wording ‘GAS VALVE’. 9 AS/NZS 5601.1 2013 REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS APPLIANCES – Australian requirements Clause 6.1.2 5 Non-compliances Breaches Appliances do not comply to specifications, Standards of performance and certification requirements. 10 AS/NZS 5601.1 2013 Clause 6.1014.3 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION OF SPECIFIC GAS APPLIANCES – Laundry dryers – Exhaust duct requirements 5 Non-compliances Breaches No provision for lint removal, access to be provided. 25