LPG is widely used by people all across the globe for various applications in a safe and consistent manner. However, safety is something that always has a scope for improvement. Safety is the most integral part of our business which holds within our employees, customers, partners, and the general public.
Being one of the leading private LPG gas companies in India, we have always given supreme importance and cardinal priority to its safety issues.
Safety Tips of LPG at Home
LPG gas is widely used in almost every household in India as an energy-efficient source of cooking. Being an essential part of every household, LPG must be used with protective measures specified by the providers. Although, leaks can happen but there are certain safety tips and precautions when it comes to LPG that every household must adhere to.
WHEN BUYING YOUR LPG
- Purchase your LPG cylinder from an authorized LPG center and trusted sources only.
- Ensure that the cylinder is tested and delivered with company seal and most importantly ensure that the safety cap does not tamper.
- Check the date to ensure that it is within the tested period, which is marked on the inner side of the cylinder stay plate and if the date is over, do not accept the cylinder.
WHEN COOKING WITH LPG
- Make sure that the cylinder is kept vertically and in a place that has sufficient ventilation.
- Make sure that there are no inflammable or plastic materials near the flame or in the kitchen.
- Never leave any cooking item when the gas is on. This could lead to a situation where the cooking item can overflow and extinguish the burners which can cause leakage of gas.
- When not in use be sure to turn OFF the knobs of the burners and the regulator.
- Turn OFF and put on the safety cap before going out for a prolonged time to avoid a gas pile-up in your home.
- Always keep the LPG cylinder in a vertical position and away from other inflammable materials.
- Check for gas leaks regularly by applying soap solutions on cylinder joints and Suraksha pipes because soap bubbles indicate leak points.
- Do not light any open flame in case you suspect a leak. Open the kitchen windows, of the regulators and schedule a visit with the authorized LPG center.
- Always replace worn-out pipes and defective regulators to avoid accidents. Always use regulators and tubes with ISI marks.
- Clean the burners regularly and keep the LPG system in good condition.
- Never tamper with your cylinder.