Safety tips

Your safety before cooking starts with your LPG cylinder and its regulator

Make sure you remember the important information below related to LPG transportation, handling, storage and installation.

 

SAFE Transport

  • Keep away from flames and sparks
  • Do NOT transport more than two cylinders at a time in one car
  • Do NOT leave inside the car during summer
  • Do NOT keep loosely fitted or laying down horizontally to avoid rolling
  • Do NOT place inside passenger compartment

 

SAFE Handling

  • Be aware of your personal lifting limits - cylinders are heavy!
  • Use hand trolleys or ask for help if too heavy for you
  • Do NOT throw, put down slowly
  • Do NOT roll on the floor

SAFE Storage

  • Keep in a well-ventilated, well drained and covered area
  • Place properly in upright position
  • Follow safety instructions
  • Keep away from sunlight or heat and away from the stove
  • Regularly inspect for structural damage and leaks

Cylinder installation instructions

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  • Shut off the stove, close down all taps/knobs
  • Close the valve of the empty cylinder
  • Grip the regulator and pull up the plastic bush (black plastic locking ring)
  • Lift the regulator with a gentle swivel without using excessive force
  • Detach the regulator from the valve of the empty cylinder
  • Place the new cylinder in upright position
  • Place the regulator vertically down till it reaches the hexagon valve
  • Fix the regulator with a gentle swivel without using excessive force
  • Release the black plastic bush then press it down (hear the click sound)
  • The pressure regulator is now locked on the cylinder

Important when installing

  • Put out all nearby open flames and fires
  • Do not switch on/off electrical appliances when replacing the cylinder
  • Close cylinder valve after every use
  • Keep stove well-maintained

Regular checks

  • Check hose condition
  • Replace hose in case of cracks
  • Check regulator condition
  • Replace regulator if it is damaged/faulty