Indane LPG Gas Connection - Safety Tips & Precautionary Measures

It is very necessary to give importance to protective majors while using LPG Gas for household or any other purpose. If the usage and safety majors as specified by the gas company and the distributors are not followed carefully by the people, there may occur cases like blast, damages, fire, hazards, etc. Cylinders can explode, if involved in a fire.

The users of LPG gas should not avoid these safety measures which may result into injuries and even deaths in some cases. It is said that "A stitch in time saves nine" so timely attention towards any of gas related problematic issues is necessarily required.

Listed below are the safety tips & precautionary measures, which should always be adhered to while using LPG gas in our life.

Buying LPG Connection
Get connection from Authorised Distributors
Buy cylinders from authorized franchisees
Select the distributor nearest to your residence
Buying LPG Appliances
Buy from certified suppliers
Buy BIS validated devices
Buy BIS authorized rubber tubes
Buy BIS authorized LPG regulators
Buy ISI marked hotplate
Buy Rubber Tube with "Suraksha" LPG Hose
Cylinder Delivery
Check company seal on Cylinder
Check intactness of the safety cap
Look for the due date of test, marked on the inner side of the cylinder stay plate
Ask delivery boy for demo in case of any doubt in procedure
Placing Cylinder
Cylinder should be fixed at ground level on a plain surface
Never keep the LPG cylinder in your cabinet or closed compartment
Never keep the LPG cylinder near other heat sources such as induction cooker, lit lamp, etc.
Keep the empty cylinders in a cool and airy place
If cylinder is not being used, keep its safety cap in place
Connecting Cylinder
Pull the cord and lift the cap off the valve to remove the safety cap
Mount the regulator properly on the filled cylinder
Switch knob of the regulator should be in the "off" position while mounting the regulator
Disconnecting Cylinder
Extinguish all the flames and fires in kitchen
Close all the taps on the burner
Knob of the regulator should be turned to the "off" position
Changing Cylinder
Close regulator and burner knobs before changing the cylinder
Switch off the flame while changing the cylinder
Remove the safety cap of the filled cylinder carefully
Check, if there is any smell of gas
Do not operate electric switches/ appliances during changing Cylinder
Use cotton Apron while cooking
Turn the switch knob anti-clockwise till it is in "O" position
Hold a lighter or lighted matchstick near the burner head and then turn on the knob
Keep the windows open
Do not keep flammable items near the flame
Keep full attention while cooking
Close the regulator knob to OFF position when cylinder is not in use
Don't have curtains on the windows near the gas stove
Switch off the regulator every night
Be patient and never panic
Switch off the flame and turn off the regulator immediately
Turn off all the electric appliances in the kitchen
Open the window and door of the kitchen
Never switch on the fan or exhaust in case of gas smell or leakage
Fix the cap on to the valve to stop leak
Soap solution may be used for checking bung or body leaks on the cylinder
Never use open flame to detect leaks
If gas smell persists, you must call your Gas Distributor or the Emergency Service Cell
Get your LPG installation checked every two years
Check the Suraksha Hose regularly and do replace, if needed
Never let children play near the LPG installation
Remove LPG regulator and affix safety cap on the cylinder when gas stove will not be used for prolonged period
Never tamper or play with your LPG cylinder
Avoid self repairing being it unsafe, always call experienced mechanic

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