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Gas Safety
Gas Cylinder Safety

  1. Don’t keep it flat
  2. Always keep it erect
  3. See the connection from the gas cylinder to the gas stove is given properly
  4. See the tube is in tact and is not worn out
  5. Replace the tube regularly
  6. When you buy stove and accessories including the tube see whether they are reputed brands and has certification from standard certificate issuing institution and as per the local safety standards
  7. When the gas supply gets reduced don’t shake the cylinder
  8. Don’t keep two cylinders next to each other
  9. Develop a system to periodically check gas leak.
  10. You can apply soapy water that is water mixes with water and apply the same on the suspected place you will see bubbles coming there only confirming gas leak
  11. Always remember to close the valve of the cylinder after use
  12. Have a child-safe regulator on the LPG cylinder installed.
  13. The tube or hose should never come over the burner.
  14. Stand the cylinder upright and make sure that any hose connection between the cylinder and the appliance does not come into contact with or near the gas burner.
  15. Educate children about the dangers of mishandling gas stove and advise them not to handle it.
  16. Buy a regular as well as portable fire extinguisher. One portable can be kept in the kitchen and another outside the kitchen.
  17. Do a brainstorming with other members of family and get ideas from them. That will make them think and will make sure of their involvement.

If gas leak is suspected

  1. immediately wide open the doors and windows
  2. You should not light the matches
  3. If you have smoking habit , you should not smoke
  4. Close the gas cylinder connection to the gas stove
  5. Don’t switch on or off lights/ fans
  6. Inform your gas supplier
  7. Leave the place immediately

Do a brainstorming with other members of family and get ideas from them. That will make them think and will make sure of their involvement.


 
   
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