Propane is a safe, economical, clean-burning, and versatile fuel when properly used. Regardless of the type of energy you use, safety is extremely important. With propane — as with electricity, natural gas, fuel oil, gasoline, or any other energy form — you need to understand how your delivery system and appliances work, and what to do in case of a leak or other safety-related emergency. To learn more, take advantage of the resources below or visit Propane.com/Safety.
Checking your gauge regularly is an easy way to ensure you always have enough fuel. Remember: If your tank is empty, a qualified professional must inspect your system.
There are a few reasons why you’d need to turn off the flow of propane to your tank. Fortunately, turning a tank off is very easy.
Everyone in your family should know what to do if they smell propane. Here are a few steps to take in the event of a potential gas leak.
You can use portable propane cylinders for a variety of applications. Be sure you know how to transport, handle, and store these small cylinders in a safe manner.
To keep your home’s propane system in great shape, you need regular inspections by a qualified professional. Here’s what to expect during a typical inspection.
How to Read a Tank Gauge
How to Turn the Tank Off
If You Suspect a Gas Leak
Handling & Transporting Small Cylinders
Getting Your Propane System Inspected