Propane is a combustible, compressed
Propane leaks are detected by:
Frost on fittings
gloves, safety glasses
Background for the Trainer:
What is your company’s policy regarding propane refueling?
Are all operators permitted to fill propane cylinders, or is doing it limited to specially trained personnel?
It is important to physically demonstrate how to refuel or replace propane tanks.
Refer to the forklift’s manual for specific refueling procedures.
Do not smoke around propane.
It is a highly combustible gas that can cause a fire or even explode if not handled correctly.
Report propane leaks immediately. Leaks can be detected by the distinct odor, a hissing sound, and frost on the fittings.
Minimum PPE requirements for propane refueling are gloves and safety glasses.
Additional PPE might be goggles or a face shield.