IMPORTANT PROPANE SAFETY INFORMATION FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
FROM SCLAFANI PETROLEUM & PROPANE IF YOU SMELL Propane or Gas
LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY! Get everyone out of the building or area where you suspect gas is leaking.SHUT OFF THE GAS! Turn off the main gas supply valve on your propane tank if it is safe to do so. To close the valve, turn it to the right (clockwise).REPORT THE LEAK! From a neighbor’s home or other nearby building away from the gas leak, call your propane retailer right away. If you can’t reach your propane retailer, call 911 or your local fire department.DO NOT RETURN TO THE BUILDING OR AREA until your propane retailer, emergency responder, or qualified service technician determines that it is safe to do so.GET YOUR SYSTEM CHECKED! Before you attempt to use any of your propane appliances, your propane retailer or a qualified service technician must check your entire system to ensure that it is leak-free.
CAN YOU SMELL IT?
ODOR LOSS: On rare occasions, propane can lose its odor. Several things can cause this including:
-The presence of air, water, or rust in a propane tank or cylinder
-The passage of leaking propane through the soil
Since there is a possibility of odor loss or problems with your sense of smell, you should respond immediately to even a faint odor of gas.
PROPANE GAS DETECTORS
GUIDELINES regarding propane gas detectors:
-Buy only units that are listed by Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
-Follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding installation and maintenance.
-Never ignore the smell of propane, even if no detector is sounding an alarm.
IF YOU SUSPECT CO IS PRESENT, ACT IMMEDIATELY!
TO HELP REDUCE THE RISK OF CO POISONING
SIGNS OF IMPROPER APPLIANCE OPERATION THAT CAN GENERATE HIGH CO LEVELS
RUNNING OUT OF GAS
PROPANE RETAILER: SCLAFANI & LIBERTY PETROLEUM & PROPANE SERVICES, INC. P.O. BOX 700 CARMEL, NY 10512845-628-1330