LPG Safety Tips for Industries & Commercial Establishments /Hotels

There are a lot of people in your industry / hotel like staff, customers and other outsiders – so this is a crucial moment when LPG is installed nearby in your premises and running all around through pipelines. For such events, when you don’t have enough time to pay attention to the safety, 


We have a list of precautionary measures. Because something as important as safety should never be pushed down to a secondary stage , We give you few suggestions & practices to adhere to help you stay prepared.


Do's 

  • Always keep the cylinder in upright position with valve on top.

  • Always open the manifold & pipeline valves slowly.  Sudden quick opening of valves may damage it. 

  • Always install the cylinder at ground level, keeping the LPG appliance at a higher level.

  • Retain safety cap with nylon thread attached to the cylinder.

  • Fix the cap on the valve when cylinder is not in use or to stop leak, if any.

  • Ensure that there is adequate ventilation at floor level and at top level.

  • Keep the area clean. Restrict entry to authorized persons only.

  • Shout and raise alarm/siren in case of unsafe conditions.

  • In case of leakage, stop all operations, close all isolation valves.

  • In case of valve leakage from cylinder, put the safety cap and take the cylinder to an open space.

  • Use D.C.P type fire extinguishers in case of fire and/or call Fire Brigade.

  • Call Fire Brigade, if leakage is not controlled

Don'ts 

  • Don’t keep the cylinder exposed to sun, rain, dust and heat.

  • Don’t heat the cylinder directly or indirectly.

  • Don’t forget to check the cylinder for any leakage from ‘O’ ring and valve before connecting.

  • Don’t forget to turn off the valve when cylinder is not in use.

  • Don’t keep unconnected cylinders.

  • Don’t keep any extra material in the LPG shed.

  • Don’t allow battery operated instruments inside the LPG shed.

  • Don’t use any non-flame proof electrical items inside the LPG shed.

  • No smoking inside & around the LPG shed or area.

  • No naked flame anywhere inside & around the LPG shed or area.