Safety

Propane has an enviable safety record due to the stringent codes and regulations developed by the propane industry in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Every aspect of installation, storage, and tank filling has been considered to ensure worry-free operation.

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Interactive Safety Modules

Questions about living with propane? Find the answers in our interactive safety modules.

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Small Cylinder Safety

Learn about the safe storage of propane cylinders.

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Safe Grilling Tips

Propane Basics and Safe Use

Propane is an approved, clean fuel listed in the 1990 Clean Air Act and the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Tests conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency show that propane-fueled vehicles produce 30 percent to 90 percent less carbon monoxide and about 50 percent fewer toxins and other smog-producing emissions than gasoline engines. Propane also is nontoxic, so it’s not harmful to soil or water.

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Safe Grilling Tips

Safe Grilling Tips

Grilling with propane is a great way to add flavor to your menu. Explore these tips about the safe use of propane for grilling.

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Storm Safety

Storm Safety Tips

Expecting a severe weather event? Protect your propane system if the weather turns bad. Before, during, or after severe weather, you may need to take specific action to ensure the continued safe operation of your propane system.

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What to do if you smell gas

Do you know what to do when you smell "gas?"

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Industry Efforts

Industry Safety Efforts

Learn about industry-wide efforts to help reduce residential accidents involving propane.

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