LPG Safety Practices

LPG

LPG

LPG

LPG

  • LPG cylinders must be handled with caution. Particular care should be taken to avoid subjecting gas cylinders to shock or heat exposure
  • Cylinders should be stored vertically in the open or in well-ventilated rooms with flame-proof lighting, and free from ignition sources.
  • Cylinders should not be rolled horizontally
  • Cylinders should be properly chained, caged or secured to prevent from falling or rolling around
  • Cylinders should be inspected before use. Any defects should be reported at once.
  • Cylinders should not be taken into tanks, vessel, or other confined spaces.
  • Cylinders installed for use should never be stocked above the other.
  • Cylinders installed for use should never be stocked above the other.
  • Flammable materials such as straw and dry grasses should be removed within ten (10) feet of any LPG cylinders.
  • Cylinders should at least be 20 feet away from flammable liquid tanks
  • Cylinders should be properly secured and set upon firm foundation.
  • Cylinders not connected to the system – even those considered empty – should be kept tightly closed or plugged.
  • Cylinders should be stored away from compressor intakes.
  • Cylinders shall be located in areas with minimum exposure to excessive heat, physical damage, or tampering.