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Safe Cooking with Propane Grills

Propane Grill Do's:
Always read and follow the grill manufacturer's instructions, including lighting instructions ··Make sure the propane cylinder has an overfill prevention device (OPD), which has been required since 2002.
Make sure the grill is shut off and cool to the touch before covering it after use.
Always use or store cylinders outdoors in an upright, vertical position.
When you fill or exchange your cylinder, have your supplier check for dents, damage, rust or leaks.
Check for leaks and loose connections each time before starting a grill by applying a leak detection solution or a mixture of soap and water to the hoses and connections.
Escaping gas will create bubbles.

Propane Grill Don'ts:
Do not smoke while handling the propane cylinder.
Never attempt to move a hot grill.
Do not allow children to tamper or play with the cylinder or grill.
Do not use, store or transport your cylinder where it would be exposed to high temperatures.
Never store your cylinder indoors, especially in a garage where temperatures can be high and ignition sources may be present.
Never leave your grill unattended when in use.
Its important to follow the list of safety tips to prevent a needless tragedy from occurring.


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