Because the propane industry and companies like Coyne Oil & Propane uphold high safety standards and there are strong government regulations in place, propane has an outstanding safety record.
You can protect your home and family by learning about the safe use of propane, and what to do if you think something is wrong.
If you use propane in your home, every adult living there needs to know how to protect everyone if they smell gas.
The first thing you need to know is what propane smells like. On its own, propane has no smell. That’s why an odorant is added, so it can be detected. The smell of that odorant is commonly likened to rotten eggs.
You need to know what to do if you smell that rotten-egg odor in or around your home. The steps below are critical to protecting lives and property and must be taken as soon as you smell gas.
Want to learn more about propane safety? The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) has developed the videos below so that you can find out all about propane safety, with topics ranging from propane tank safety to the safe handling of your propane BBQ grill cylinders and more!