People all around the world use LPG safely every day for their cooking, heating, driving, camping and many other uses. To help ensure a safe environment while using LPG, LPG companies share the following brief safety tips with customers:
Thermo-seal is in the appropriate place.
Safety Cap is in the appropriate place.
LPG will cause natural rubber and some plastics to deteriorate. Only use hoses and other equipment specifically designed for LPG
LP Gas must be stored beneath the stove on an adjacent level.
LP Gas cylinders must be checked for leakage with soap water, keeping the regulator attached.
Never test a leakage with lighting fire.
Avoid switching mobile phones or electric switches on and off.
Avoid smoking anywhere around the suspected leakage area.
Cylinder must always be positioned upright.
If a regulator is not attached to the cylinder, the Safety Cap must be used.
Cylinders must not be stored in Kitchen Cabinets or any enclosed spaces.
Open the kitchen door and windows for the leaked gas to spread out.
Immediately shut off the stove knob.
Detach the regulator from the cylinder
Shut off the regulator knob.
Attach the Safety Cap on the Cylinder valve
Move the cylinder to an open space.
Shut off any sort of lighting medium.
Turn off the Main Electric Switch.
Immediately contact the nearest Fire Service for assistance.
Use a household Fire Extinguisher until help arrives.