It is advisable to install at least one dry powder fire extinguisher close to the LP Gas cylinder installation.
When storing certain volumes of LPGas on your premises, the local by-laws require that you obtain a Certificate of Compliance fr the gas and installation on your premises.
Do not make changes or additions to the gas installation. Only use Registered installers to make these additions or changes.
Ensure the cylinder valve is closed before removing the regulator and connecting gas hose when changing the gas cylinder.
Ensure that the main isolation valve (shut-off valve) of the gas supply line is closed when the system is not in use for extended periods.
Empty cylinders must be kept closed and stored in a safe, well-ventilated place away from extreme heat in an upright position.
All gas installations and appliances should be checked for leaks and safe operation every 12 months.
LPGas hoses used to connect cylinders must be replaced every 5 years or sooner if they show any cracks in the surface.
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