Steel Cylinder Safety Tips
LPG is supplied in liquefied form in pressurised cylinders, and it is a dominant household energy source in many countries. It has no health impacts and causes minimal household pollution as it has very low emissions.
LPG cylinders are very safe when handled correctly.
Keep the following safety tips in mind when using LPG Cylinders:
- LPG cylinders must be kept upright.
- Always store LPG cylinders outdoors with adequate ventilation and in the shade.
- Shut off the cylinder valve when not in use.
- Keep the cylinder away from sparks, naked flame, heat and other sources of ignition.
- Keep away from the storage of other flammable liquids.
- Maintain the area around cylinders clear of flammable material.
- Turn off the regulator switch after use.
- To check for gas leakage use soapy water over and watch for bubbles.
- Never smoke while connecting the equipment.
- Always check the cylinder and regulator for any damage and leaks.
- Check regularly flexible hoses for deterioration.
- Don’t use a damaged cylinder. Check for dents or rust and if there’s any damage in the rubber tube or regulator.