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Carbon Monoxide Safety - Where to Place Detectors

Posted on Thu, Feb 18, 2021 @ 04:09 PM

As often is the case in the winter, the news has carried some tragic stories about carbon monoxide poisoning.  According to a recent GlobalNews article, "the OPP and Office of the Chief Coroner have issued a warning about “the  dangers of sitting inside a running vehicle for extended periods of time.”  Police say that in older vehicles, small leaks can develop in the exhaust system and potentially lead to a deadly build-up of carbon monoxide inside the vehicle."

Along with carbon monoxide from car exhaust, homeowners need to protect themselves from carbon monoxide leaks from fuel burning furnaces and other heating sources.

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Topics: Propane Safety

Safety Defines Today’s Propane Industry

Posted on Thu, Aug 27, 2020 @ 02:42 PM

The spring edition of Energized, the official magazine of the Canadian Propane Association (CPA) contains an interesting article by Helen Murphy, “It’s Everywhere - From Sourcing to Shipping, Installing and Converting, Safety Defines the Culture of Today’s Propane Industry.

I was pleased to speak with Helen about the topic and would like to share the article with you.

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Topics: Propane Safety

Safety Tips for Using Propane on Your Construction Site

Posted on Thu, Jul 16, 2020 @ 01:55 PM

Building season is proceeding despite the recent economic lock-down, and propane is a portable fuel supply of choice on construction projects across the province. Let’s look at some best practices for propane safety on the job site.

First, here are some facts about propane safety:

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Topics: Propane Safety

Get Ready for Barbecue Season With These Safety Tips

Posted on Fri, May 22, 2020 @ 12:49 PM

It's May and unbelievably we had snow! But, the warm weather is on the way, which means more dinning outside and finally prime-time for barbecuing! When taking your barbecue out of storage for first grill of the season, or maybe you’re setting up a brand-new BBQ, there are some checks that should be done to ensure safety throughout the summertime. Here are some tips that will help...

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Topics: Propane Safety, Grilling

Propane & Children: Talking About Safety

Posted on Mon, May 04, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

As parents, we want to ensure our kids are safe at all times. Sometimes as with younger children, this means keeping an eye on them and ensuring a safe environment. Other times it means establishing rules and educating them about potential hazards and what to do if they spot an unsafe situation.

Many homes and cottages across Ontario are already using or thinking of switching to propane. It is regarded as a safe, efficient, and clean burning fuel to use for a variety of applications both indoors and outdoors.

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Topics: Propane Safety

Need to Contact Budget Propane Ontario? Our Customer Service Team is Here to Help

Posted on Wed, Apr 01, 2020 @ 10:36 AM

We value both our residential and commercial propane customers. That’s why, since we were first founded over 30 years ago, we have developed a world-class customer service strategy that’s constantly evolving with the needs of our customers.

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Topics: Propane Safety, Propane Delivery, Customer Service

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