Information Bulletin Number 0706052


Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder Exchange Storage

The summer barbecuing season is about to swing into full speed mode, and that means there is an increased likelihood of accidents with flammable liquids and liquefied petroleum gases. A fairly recent marketing shift in LPG allows homeowners to bring their empty LPG cylinders to an exchange point and trade them out for full ones.

This week's Coffee Break Training, "Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinder Exchange Storage" describes the clearance requirements for LPG exchange program stations from a variety of exposures. Today's topic can be downloaded from:

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb-2007-22.pdf

Please note that this information may change in the future because there is an effort to change the fire codes in relation to this specific topic.

Always refer to the product manufacturer or listing details for specific information. Please share this Coffee Break Training segment and others with your peers. Previous Coffee Breaks may be found at:

http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/nfa/coffee-break/

Disclaimer:
Any reference to any specific product, code or other document is not to be considered an endorsement by any governmental agency. Such references are used solely for illustrative purposes.