What to do in an emergency
Any of the following constitute an emergency:
- Any normally-buried, high pressure gas pipeline which becomes exposed
- Damage to a high pressure gas pipeline
- Leaking gas
- Leaking gas that has ignited or exploded.
What should you do in a gas emergency?
If there is, or you suspect, a gas leak or you think you have hit the pipe:
- Evacuate the area
- Do not use any source of ignition such as mobile phones, cigarette lighters, torches, pagers, welders, electrical equipment, vehicles etc
- Do not start your car engine.
When you are well away from the area:
- Contact the TGP emergency number, giving details of the location and nature of the emergency.
- Phone 000 if there is fire, leaking gas or injuries and
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As with any emergency situation, it is vitally important you comply with any direction given by an emergency service person or a TGP representative.