Safe use of gas cylinders
Accidents with gas cylinders are usually the result of misuse and can have severe consequences. Gas is invisible, highly flammable and can cause an explosion. Therefore, it is important that you are always aware and careful when handling gas cylinders. On this page, you will find more information and tips on the safe use of gas cylinders at home and outdoors.
Keep away from open fires!
Never come close to a gas cylinders with a flame or burning cigarette or cigar. Gas is invisible and highly flammable. If a gas cylinder leaks, contact with open flames can lead to a life-threatening situation.
In situations where fire can start, it is always wise to have the right fire extinguishers at hand. More information about fire extinguishers at home can be found here.