Propane Safety

Keep your loved ones safe

propane safetyBedford Valley Petroleum is a locally owned and operated propane provider. We care about our customers, because you’re our neighbors.

Thanks to the propane industry’s high standards and strong government regulations, propane has an outstanding record for safety. But you still need to know about propane and the safe use and handling of it.

I smell gas. What do I do?

In its natural state, propane has no odor. An odorant is added during processing to give it a distinct smell to make leaks easier to detect. That odor is most commonly described as being like rotten eggs.

If you smell that rotten-egg smell, you need to take the following steps right away to keep yourself and everyone with you safe:

The Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) has developed the informative videos below covering a wide range of topics related to propane safety.

Do you have questions about propane safety? Get in touch with us. We’re happy to help.