Local or International Standards – SABS vs Associations Equipment/Appliance Schemes

There are two schemes regulated by mandate from the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) verifying appliances and equipment. The LPGSA verifies appliances under the threshold of 500MJ/h, 10Kg/h and 140 kW. SAGA verifies equipment above this threshold. In brief LPGSA verifies domestic and selective commercial appliances while SAGA verifies Industrial and selective commercial equipment. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists between the two associations to ensure both operate in a same or similar manner. […]

Technical Bulletin 1 of 2022 – Certificate of Conformity (CoC) for internal gas work done

Gas practitioners working on company internal gas systems to provide completed CoCs as part of the gas practitioner’s portfolio of evidence covering past three years, which is not limited to the signing off by the gas practitioner but also includes the overseeing and or gas work done on own company’s internal gas systems by external contractorsTechnical Bulletin_1_2022