Is propane safe?

  • While there have been misconceptions surrounding the safety of propane (or LPG), all fuels have the potential to be dangerous when the proper precautions are not taken. The key to safety is proper use and handling.

  • Some of the characteristics of propane, along with the regulations applied to the equipment, training, and handling, make propane one of the safest fuels when compared to many other fuels such as gasoline, diesel and compressed natural gas (CNG).

  • Find more information on the safety of propane here from the Canadian Propane Association