Rental Gas Safety Check

Use the Rental Gas Safety Checklist to verify compliance, detect hazards, and ensure safety in gas installations for your appliances in rental properties.

Rental Gas Safety Check



LP Gas Cylinder And Associated Components (Where Applicable)

1. Are cylinders installed on a firm, level and non-combustible base, and not resting on soil?  


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2. Are LP Gas cylinders suitably restrained and have compliant clearances?  


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3. Are hoses, pigtails and fittings in good condition and not degraded or work hardened?  


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4. Are pressure regulators correctly fitted, orientated, set and complete?


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Appliance 1

1. Where is the location?


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2. What is the type, make, and model of the appliance


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3. Was there a negative pressure while conducting a negative pressure test for open-flued appliances only? 


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4. Was there a spillage of combustion products during the spillage test?


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Installation Check

1. Is the installation gastight in accordance with AS/NZS5601.1?  


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2. Is the appliance and its components accessible for servicing and adjustment?  


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3. Where required by AS/NZS5601.1 is an isolation valve provided at the inlet connection of the appliance?   


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4. Is the appliance and its installation electrically safe? (Note: Electrical safety is confirmed by checking the electrical supply is isolated, checking earth continuity, checking insulation


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5. resistance (where applicable), and using bonding straps if disconnecting an appliance)


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6. Is there evidence of certification? (AGA, SAI -Global, IAPMO, Global-Mark or BSI)?


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7. Where applicable, are gas appliances including cookers adequately restrained from tipping over?   


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8. Is the room ventilation adequate for the installed appliances after considering installation and building date for applicable requirements?


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9. Where visible, are clearances from combustible surfaces in accordance with the installation instructions and AS/NZS5601.1?   


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10. Where applicable, is the cowl, chimney plate or flue terminal in good condition and clear of obstruction?   


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11. Where applicable is the flue adequately supported and correctly installed (i.e. terminal has correct clearance distance) and sealed at roof penetration?   


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12. Where applicable is the flue, or its surroundings, clear of signs of scorching or overheating?


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Appliance Servicing

1. Where applicable, is the heat exchanger in good condition after testing for spillage of combustion products?


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2. Has the appliance been cleaned of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)?  


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3. Are gas supply and burner operating pressures correct? 


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4. Is the appliance clean of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)  


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5. Are burner flames normal? (i.e. no evidence of flame lifting, floating, yellow tipping or sooting)  


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6. Is the appliance operating correctly including safety devices such as pressure and temperature relief valves?


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Appliance 2

1. Where is the location?


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2. What is the type, make, and model of the appliance:


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3. Was there a negative pressure while conducting a negative pressure test for open-flued appliances only? 


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4. Was there a spillage of combustion products during the spillage test?


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Installation Check

1. Is the installation gastight in accordance with AS/NZS5601.1?  


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2. Is the appliance and its components accessible for servicing and adjustment?  


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3. Where required by AS/NZS5601.1 is an isolation valve provided at the inlet connection of the appliance?   


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4. Is the appliance and its installation electrically safe? (Note: Electrical safety is confirmed by checking the electrical supply is isolated, checking earth continuity, checking insulation


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5. resistance (where applicable), and using bonding straps if disconnecting an appliance)


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6. Is there evidence of certification? (AGA, SAI -Global, IAPMO, Global-Mark, or BSI)?


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7. Where applicable, are gas appliances including cookers adequately restrained from tipping over?   


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8. Is the room ventilation adequate for the installed appliances after considering installation and building date for applicable requirements?


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9. Where visible, are clearances from combustible surfaces in accordance with the installation instructions and AS/NZS5601.1?   


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10. Where applicable, is the cowl, chimney plate or flue terminal in good condition and clear of obstruction?   


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11. Where applicable is the flue adequately supported and correctly installed (i.e. terminal has correct clearance distance) and sealed at roof penetration?   


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12. Where applicable is the flue, or its surroundings, clear of signs of scorching or overheating?


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Appliance Servicing

1. Where applicable, is the heat exchanger in good condition after testing for spillage of combustion products?


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2. Has the appliance been cleaned of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)?  


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3. Are gas supply and burner operating pressures correct? 


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4. Is the appliance clean of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)  


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5. Are burner flames normal? (i.e. no evidence of flame lifting, floating, yellow tipping or sooting)  


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6. Is the appliance operating correctly including safety devices such as pressure and temperature relief valves?


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Appliance 3

1. Where is the location?


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2. What is the type, make, and model of the appliance:


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3. Was there a negative pressure while conducting a negative pressure test for open-flued appliances only? 


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4. Was there a spillage of combustion products during the spillage test?


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Installation Check

1. Is the installation gastight in accordance with AS/NZS5601.1?  


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2. Is the appliance and its components accessible for servicing and adjustment?  


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3. Where required by AS/NZS5601.1 is an isolation valve provided at the inlet connection of the appliance?   


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4. Is the appliance and its installation electrically safe? (Note: Electrical safety is confirmed by checking the electrical supply is isolated, checking earth continuity, checking insulation


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5. resistance (where applicable), and using bonding straps if disconnecting an appliance)


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6. Is there evidence of certification? (AGA, SAI -Global, IAPMO, Global-Mark, or BSI)?


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7. Where applicable, are gas appliances including cookers adequately restrained from tipping over?   


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8. Is the room ventilation adequate for the installed appliances after considering installation and building date for applicable requirements?


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9. Where visible, are clearances from combustible surfaces in accordance with the installation instructions and AS/NZS5601.1?   


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10. Where applicable, is the cowl, chimney plate or flue terminal in good condition and clear of obstruction?   


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11. Where applicable is the flue adequately supported and correctly installed (i.e. terminal has correct clearance distance) and sealed at roof penetration?   


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12. Where applicable is the flue, or its surroundings, clear of signs of scorching or overheating?


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Appliance Servicing

1. Where applicable, is the heat exchanger in good condition after testing for spillage of combustion products?


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2. Has the appliance been cleaned of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)?  


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3. Are gas supply and burner operating pressures correct? 


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4. Is the appliance clean of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)  


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5. Are burner flames normal? (i.e. no evidence of flame lifting, floating, yellow tipping or sooting)  


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6. Is the appliance operating correctly including safety devices such as pressure and temperature relief valves?


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Appliance 4

1. Where is the location?


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2. What is the type, make, and model of the appliance:


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3. Was there a negative pressure while conducting a negative pressure test for open-flued appliances only? 


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4. Was there a spillage of combustion products during the spillage test?


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Installation Check

1. Is the installation gastight in accordance with AS/NZS5601.1?  


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2. Is the appliance and its components accessible for servicing and adjustment?  


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3. Where required by AS/NZS5601.1 is an isolation valve provided at the inlet connection of the appliance?   


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4. Is the appliance and its installation electrically safe? (Note: Electrical safety is confirmed by checking the electrical supply is isolated, checking earth continuity, checking insulation


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5. resistance (where applicable), and using bonding straps if disconnecting an appliance)


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6. Is there evidence of certification? (AGA, SAI -Global, IAPMO, Global-Mark, or BSI)?


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7. Where applicable, are gas appliances including cookers adequately restrained from tipping over?   


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8. Is the room ventilation adequate for the installed appliances after considering installation and building date for applicable requirements?


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9. Where visible, are clearances from combustible surfaces in accordance with the installation instructions and AS/NZS5601.1?   


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10. Where applicable, is the cowl, chimney plate or flue terminal in good condition and clear of obstruction?   


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11. Where applicable is the flue adequately supported and correctly installed (i.e. terminal has correct clearance distance) and sealed at roof penetration?   


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12. Where applicable is the flue, or its surroundings, clear of signs of scorching or overheating?


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Appliance Servicing

1. Where applicable, is the heat exchanger in good condition after testing for spillage of combustion products?


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2. Has the appliance been cleaned of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)?  


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3. Are gas supply and burner operating pressures correct? 


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4. Is the appliance clean of dust and debris (e.g. burner, pilot, fan, filters, air intake)  


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5. Are burner flames normal? (i.e. no evidence of flame lifting, floating, yellow tipping or sooting)  


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6. Is the appliance operating correctly including safety devices such as pressure and temperature relief valves?


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