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Containers shall be at least
Doors, Windows & Airbricks
1 m away from any opening (into a building) that is below the level of the container valve, e. doors, windows and airbricks,b) 2 m away from any drain, pit or manhole,
3 m away from the property boundary, unless the boundary has a firewall, in which case the containers could be next to the firewall and where there are only two containers, the boundary distance can be reduced to 1 m, and
3 m away from any opening (or window) directly above the containers. The 3 m distance from the top of the cylinder, valve connection or the manifold whichever is the higher, to the bottom of the window(s) may be reduced to a minimum of 300 mm providing that
4) a non-combustible roof (see SANS 10400) is installed between the containers and the The roof shall extend beyond the cylinder(s) such that when measured from the valve connection and around the roof to the nearest point of the window a minimum of 1,5 m safety distance shall be obtained, or
5) the window frames shall be steel and the total size of the glazing does not exceed 1 Glazing shall be of wire woven glass not larger than 450 mm × 450 mm per pane. Such windows shall not be openable.
6) where a roof is installed over the cylinders there shall be sufficient space above the cylinder valves to facilitate the exchange of Roof structures of concrete shall not be installed above the manifold or cylinder
7) 5m away from a switchable electrical point i.e. plug socket, Inline power isolator, Aircon units, Pool pumps, Water pumps etc. Note, a wall light only needs to be 1.5m to the left/right of the bottles, or 1.5m above the bottles.Read more about regulations