Propane Grill Do’s:
Always use the grill outdoors in a well-ventilated area. Always follow
all of the manufacturer’s instructions and keep written materials
and manuals in a safe, accessible place.
Make sure the grill burner controls are turned off and keep the cylinder
valve closed when not in use.
Make sure the gas grill is shut off and completely cooled off before
covering it after use.
Always use or store cylinders in an upright, vertical position. Be
sure to store them outdoors away from sources of ignition.
When you have your cylinder refilled, have your supplier check for
dents, damage, rust or leaks.
After filling, take your cylinder home immediately. While transporting,
keep your vehicle ventilated with the cylinder valve closed and plugged
When your grill is not in use, cover disconnected hose-end fittings
and burner air intakes with small plastic bags, or obtain protective
fitting caps from your propane supplier to keep out dirt, insects and
Before lighting your propane gas grill burner, use a leak-detection
solution to check all connections for tightness. Contact your local
propane gas supplier to obtain the leak-detection solution and instructions
on how to use it.
If there is a significant and uncontrollable release of gas or fire,
call the fire department immediately and move all people and pets away
from the unit.
Propane Grill Dont's:
Do not bring cylinders indoors or into an enclosed space such
as a garage.
Do not smoke while handling the propane cylinder.
Do not leave the cylinder in your vehicle.
Do not use matches or lighters to check for leaks.
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. This includes storing spare cylinders under or
near the grill.
Source: National Propane Gas Association/Propane
Education & Research Council 5/1/02