Lp Gas Certificate of Compliance (CoC)

Require a Certificate of Compliance (CoC) for a Property Sale or Insurance?

  • Obtaining a Certificate of Compliance (CoC) for your gas installation of R950 will include the callout, Inspection, leak and pressure test to ensure that your gas installation meets all relevant SANS regulations.
  • Additional appliances are charged at R150/Appliance after the first appliance.
  • In the event that we find your installation doesn’t comply, we will provide a quote on-site. Upon acceptance, we will complete the necessary work. If the client decides not to proceed with the upgrade, the callout fee with a report will still apply at R950.

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  • Please be aware that The Gas Association has phased out paper Certificates of Compliance (CoCs) in favor of a digital format for CoCs.

  • Installations should be inspected every 5 years. An updated CoC shall be provided.
  • An updated CoC thats no older than 3 months will be required for the sale of a property. This is to ensure the purchaser is protected with a compliant installation and perishable parts have been replaced.
  • Insurance companies will have inhouse rules where an inspection may be required annually.
  • Upon a gas installation completion, the installation shall be inspected, tested and approved by the registered installer. The user shall be issued with a certificate of compliance that indicates that the installation has been tested and that it complies with this part of SANS 10087. A copy of the certificate of compliance shall be sent to a body appointed by the Chief Inspector of the Department of Labour for record purposes.

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Do i need a CoC ( Certificate of Conformity ) for a 9kg Gas Bottle in South Africa? The answer is yes if your gas installation or appliance is fixed to the property.

📌 What's Included in a Gas Certificate of Compliance (COC)?

When you're dealing with gas systems, ensuring safety and compliance is paramount. A Gas Certificate of Compliance (COC) is your assurance that everything is up to standard. Here's what you can expect from a COC:

  • Installation Inspection: A certified gas installer conducts a thorough examination of your newly installed gas system. Their goal is to verify that it complies with all essential safety regulations.
  • System Testing: Comprehensive tests are carried out to detect any potential leaks or faults. This involves pressure testing, confirming secure and well-ventilated gas appliances, and ensuring that the entire gas setup adheres to approved codes of practice.
  • Issuance of a Certificate: After successful inspection and testing, the registered gas installer provides you with the Gas COC. This document serves as proof that your installation was handled by a qualified expert and aligns with all safety standards.
  • COC Verification: If you're purchasing a property with an existing gas installation, a gas installer can verify the existing Gas COC for your peace of mind and do any upgrades if needed.
  • Regular Maintenance and Inspections: Ongoing maintenance and inspections of your gas system are vital for safety and efficiency. If any modifications are made or if safety concerns arise, your gas installer can conduct a follow-up inspection and issue a new Gas COC if needed.
  • COC Renewal: Whenever changes or upgrades are made to the system or 5 years have passed since your initial CoC, a new Gas COC is necessary. The gas installer performs a fresh inspection and provides an updated certificate if the alterations meet safety standards.
  • Compliance Consultation: Registered installers can offer expert guidance on staying compliant with gas regulations and guidelines. This ensures that any new installations or adjustments align with the required standards.
  • Fault Repair: In cases where the system falls short of COC requirements, the installer can identify and rectify faults. Once the necessary repairs are completed, and the system meets compliance standards, a new COC can be issued.
  • Emergency Services: In emergencies such as gas leaks, registered gas installers are equipped to perform immediate repairs. Once the system is restored to safe operation, they can reissue the Gas COC if needed.

🌟 Remember, a Gas COC is a critical document that guarantees the safe installation and operation of your gas system. Always trust a certified and registered gas installer to issue this document for your safety and regulatory compliance.

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Inspection and maintenance (Manifolds and pigtails)

The manifold system should be maintained on a planned inspection basis at intervals not exceeding five years. NOTE, If pigtail/s are exposed to high UV conditions, this period should be reduced.

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1-A check shall be made to ensure that all safety distances are maintained.

2- Where applicable the enclosure shall be inspected for the condition of any fencing or walling, including the gate. The prescribed signage shall still be in place and legible. ( Commercial or over 100Kg's of gas on a property.

3- The enclosure and immediate surroundings shall be cleared of any uncontrolled weed growth and accumulation of waste products.

4- Repair and maintenance shall only be carried out by a registered installer and the faults in the installation shall be rectified in accordance with the requirements of this part of SANS 10087.

5- Flexible pigtails shall be inspected for signs of rupture, cracking, chafing and perishing and shall be replaced if necessary. If flexible pigtails are over five years old they shall be replaced automatically.

6- The brackets that secure the manifold shall be checked for soundness.

7- The pipework shall be checked for corrosion.

8- All valves shall be checked for free and full range of movement, leakage, positive shut off,
corrosion and mechanical damage.

9- The hydrostatic relief valve on liquid manifolds shall be inspected for corrosion and for any ingress of foreign bodies into the operating mechanism. The relief valve shall be replaced if it is more than five years old.

10- The regulator shall be checked for corrosion and mechanical damage. Where corrosion or
mechanical damage is found the regulator shall be replaced or refurbished.

11- If fitted, gauges shall be checked for correct operation, and gauge faces shall be cleaned.

12- The system shall be leak-tested at all joints using a leak detection solution or system. All
joints where leaks become evident, shall be tightened or remade after the system has been

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As a renowned provider of gas installations, our team with years of experiance are highly skilled and fully registered technicians are dedicated to following all applicable regulations and best practices to guarantee the excellence and safety of our services and our clients. We offer personalized consultations to assist you in determining the most suitable gas line layout and cylinder placement for your specific needs and requirements. With a deep understanding that each customer has distinctive needs, we adopt a customized approach to every project By closely collaborating with you to comprehend your unique requirements. We can deliver tailored solutions that fulfill your needs and surpass your expectations.

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