TEMPORARY HEATERS PROPANE SAFETY
TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Circulating air type heater : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>maintain 12” clearance on both sides &  rear...
TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>At least 10’ from tarps, canvas or similar coverings </li></ul><ul><li>Set level on non-combusti...
TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Locate heater at least 6’ from LPG bottle </li></ul><ul><li>Heater blower not directed toward bo...
TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>LPG containers shall sit on level substantial surface </li></ul><ul><li>Tie cylinder in upright ...
TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Supply fresh air </li></ul><ul><li>Use fans if necessary </li></ul>
TEMPORARY HEATERS
PROPANE & TEMP HEATERS <ul><li>Frost on tank means </li></ul><ul><ul><li>drawing too much vapor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Carbon Monoxide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>odor/colorless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55 PPM max. expo...
PROPANE <ul><li>For every 100,000 BTUs, use one 100 lb. tank </li></ul><ul><li>Separate heaters by 20’ </li></ul><ul><li>M...
PROPANE <ul><li>Manifolds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>don’t use copper, they leak! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use only LPG or LP...
PROPANE <ul><li>Cylinder connectors should have flame-loss device to shut-off fuel if pilot light or flame goes out </li><...
PROPANE <ul><li>TANKS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>valve-end up while in use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>place away from heaters, ...
PROPANE <ul><li>Don’t take into confined spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Gas is heavier than air </li></ul><ul><li>Expands at 1:2...
PROPANE <ul><li>Do not store inside buildings or “gangboxes” </li></ul>
PROPANE <ul><li>Protect tanks from damage </li></ul>
PROPANE <ul><li>At least one, 20-B:C fire extinguisher per storage area </li></ul><ul><li>501 lbs.>, 10’ from building* </...
PROPANE <ul><li>1,000 OR > pounds = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DOT placards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill of Lading </li></ul...
NATURAL GAS <ul><li>Flex hose* not to exceed 25’ </li></ul><ul><li>Leak test all connections </li></ul><ul><li>All connect...
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  • Propane Safety Training

    1. 1. TEMPORARY HEATERS PROPANE SAFETY
    2. 2. TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Circulating air type heater : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>maintain 12” clearance on both sides & rear </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>At least 10’ from tarps, canvas or similar coverings </li></ul><ul><li>Set level on non-combustible surface </li></ul>
    4. 4. TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Locate heater at least 6’ from LPG bottle </li></ul><ul><li>Heater blower not directed toward bottle within 20’ </li></ul>
    5. 5. TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>LPG containers shall sit on level substantial surface </li></ul><ul><li>Tie cylinder in upright position if necessary </li></ul>
    6. 6. TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Supply fresh air </li></ul><ul><li>Use fans if necessary </li></ul>
    7. 7. TEMPORARY HEATERS
    8. 8. PROPANE & TEMP HEATERS <ul><li>Frost on tank means </li></ul><ul><ul><li>drawing too much vapor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reduced fuel flow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t lay cylinder on side </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t change regulator setting to increase fuel flow </li></ul>
    9. 9. TEMPORARY HEATERS <ul><li>Carbon Monoxide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>odor/colorless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55 PPM max. exposure* </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Carbon Dioxide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>odor/colorless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5,000 PPM </li></ul></ul>* OSHA TLV, 1997
    10. 10. PROPANE <ul><li>For every 100,000 BTUs, use one 100 lb. tank </li></ul><ul><li>Separate heaters by 20’ </li></ul><ul><li>Max. 3 bottles (300 lb..) per heater </li></ul>
    11. 11. PROPANE <ul><li>Manifolds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>don’t use copper, they leak! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use only LPG or LP-Gas rated rubber hoses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No auto-type hose clamps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Test connections for leaks </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. PROPANE <ul><li>Cylinder connectors should have flame-loss device to shut-off fuel if pilot light or flame goes out </li></ul>
    13. 13. PROPANE <ul><li>TANKS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>valve-end up while in use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>place away from heaters, electrical panels, slag, flames, etc. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. PROPANE <ul><li>Don’t take into confined spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Gas is heavier than air </li></ul><ul><li>Expands at 1:270 ratio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>displaces oxygen </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. PROPANE <ul><li>Do not store inside buildings or “gangboxes” </li></ul>
    16. 16. PROPANE <ul><li>Protect tanks from damage </li></ul>
    17. 17. PROPANE <ul><li>At least one, 20-B:C fire extinguisher per storage area </li></ul><ul><li>501 lbs.>, 10’ from building* </li></ul>* check with local FD
    18. 18. PROPANE <ul><li>1,000 OR > pounds = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DOT placards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bill of Lading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CDL, 21 years old, speak & read English </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. NATURAL GAS <ul><li>Flex hose* not to exceed 25’ </li></ul><ul><li>Leak test all connections </li></ul><ul><li>All connections have pull strength of 400 lb. </li></ul><ul><li>Flame-loss device </li></ul>* check with local FD

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