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Propane Safety Information

Know how to keep your home and loved ones safe

Because there are high standards for safety set by the propane industry, propane service companies like Southeast Propane, and stringent government regulations, propane has an outstanding safety record.

However, you need to know about the safe handling and use of propane. That’s why we’ve put together some key safety tips for you.

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What do I do if I smell gas?

This may be the most important propane safety information you need. Because if you know these steps, and follow them, you can manage the situation and keep everyone around you safe. Here’s what to do:

We strongly recommend you install propane leak detectors near all the propane appliances in your home. Sometimes, the odorant isn’t strong enough to detect by smell alone. Also, carbon monoxide detectors, while also essential, are not designed to detect propane leaks.

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has developed the videos below so you can find out all about the propane safety, with topics including the safe handling and transport of propane cylinders, care of propane appliances and more.

Do you have questions about propane safety? Please contact us and we’ll gladly answer them.