Like all forms of gas, LPG can be hazardous if not handled correctly. Safety is of paramount importance at Bulls Gas, we therefore want to help you to understand our recommended safety procedures and how to reduce the risk of accidents that may arise due to mishandling this precious product.
Handling gas bottles
As with any heavy object, moving gas bottles can be a tricky business if you’re unsure of what to do. If the bottles are not handled properly, it could result in accidents, injuries or damage to the gas bottles themselves. We have put together some easy-to-follow tips for you to bear in mind when handling gas bottles:
- Always use and store gas bottles in an upright position.
- Gas bottles may be wet and slippery. Use gloves to ensure you have a firm grip.
- Never roll gas bottles on their side, throw them or drop them.
- Always use the proper lifting technique when moving gas bottles.
- Empty bottles may still contain gas. Test them by rocking the cylinder to feel the movement of the liquid.
- Never open the valve of an unconnected gas bottle as there is still likely to be some gas left inside.
- Ask for help whenever in doubt in moving gas bottles.
For more information on LP Gas we are available to answer any questions you might have, so please call our technical helpline on any of our available numbers if you have any further queries regarding connecting or disconnecting gas regulators.