Technical Bulletin 1 of 2013 – Unauthorised representation as a SAPGA official

It has come to our attention that there are supposedly persons unofficially posing as SAPGA representatives. This in itself creates   unnecessary confusion to users and could lead to improper practices, advice or deemed to gain additional work through misrepresentation. All Stakeholders are hereby formally informed that to date no person has been officially appointed by our offices to represent SAPGA in whatever role, responsibility or advisory position. This type of malpractice will be deemed unethical behaviour and […]

Technical Bulletin – 1 OF 2011 – Purchase of Gas Appliances

There is an increase of enquires from consumers and installers regarding the purchase of gas appliances (stoves and water heaters in particular) that are suitable for use with Natural Gas and whether the appliance has an permit. To date, very few suppliers have recognised the interest for these products and made no effort in testing their products for use with Natural Gas. It does not necessarily mean that a full retest of the appliance is […]

Safety Bulletin 1

Using Registered Gas Practitioners and Issuing of Certificates of Conformity (CoC’s) for Natural Gas Installations Never do gas work on piping, or appliances or equipment yourself, always use a registered Gas Practitioner. Unregistered gas work is illegal and can be extremely dangerous resulting in serious injury or even death. Registered Gas Practitioners have the necessary experience, competency, equipment and system knowledge to do the necessary work safely. Insurance companies may not cover fire or public […]