Important Safety Information
Safety is a team effort at T&D Propane. and we are committed to acting and working safely to protect you and your neighbors. Personnel receive training to help achieve an exemplary safety record , and T&D Propane. has adopted industry programs to safeguard propane use:
Gas Check ® is an inspection program developed and funded by the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) and the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC). It provides guidelines to technicians on how to perform two different types of residential safety inspections:
1. A ” Gas System Check” which can be completed on the gas delivery system, including containers, regulators, and appurtenances: and
2. A ” Gas Appliance System Check” which includes all of the items of a “Gas System Check” as well as all propane-burning appliances. Gas Check ® also educates homeowners on the safe use of propane and the maintenance of propane appliances.
The Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) developed by NPGA and funded by PERC is a training program used extensively throughout the country by people involved in the handling of propane, equipment, and appliances.
PROTECT YOUR PROPANE SYSTEM IF THE WEATHER TURNS BAD
Before, during or after severe weather, you may need to take specific action to ensure the continued safe operation of your propane system.
Download important natural disaster information (PERC brochures):
If you smell gas inside or outside of your home:
NO FLAMES OR SPARKS!
Immediately put out all smoking materials and other open flames. Do not operate lights, appliances, telephones, or cell phones. Flames or sparks from these sources can trigger an explosion or a fire.
REPORT THE LEAK.
From a neighbor’s home or other 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.
LEAVE THE AREA IMMEDIATELY!
Get everyone out of the building or area where you suspect gas is leaking
DO NOT RETURN TO THE BUILDING OR AREA
Until your propane retailer determines that it is safe to do so.
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).
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.