Propane Safety Tips

  • Never leave a tank inside a vehicle
  • Never attempt to fill the propane tank yourself – have your tank filled only by trained professionals
  • Never attempt to repair your propane tank. Contact a propane dealer for repair or replacement needs.
  • When transporting, always secure the tank in the upright position on the floor of the back seat. Never transport the tank in your front seat or trunk. Ensure the tank valve is closed and the valve opening is plugged or capped. Keep windows open to provide ventilation in case the tank your are transporting leaks.
  • Store propane tanks outdoors, upright and off the ground on a base that will not burn.
  • Don’t store a spare tank too close to a grill or any other object that can expose it to very high temperatures
  • Never store a propane tank indoors, including inside your garage and basement
  • Do not smoke near your propane tank.
  • Before lighting your grill, always check your tank for dents, rust or leaks.
  • Never use a lighter or matches to check for gas leaks.
  • If you detect a gas leak, contact your local fire department immediately.