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Propane is a hydrocarbon (C3H8) and is sometimes referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, LP-Gas or LPG. Propane is produced from both natural gas processing and crude oil refining. It is nontoxic, colorless and virtually odorless. An identifying odor (Mercaptan)is added so the gas can be readily detected.

Propane Is a Safe Fuel Propane Is a Safe Fuel
The propane industry has developed numerous methods to ensure the safe transport and use of propane:

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The propane industry in Pennsylvania is engaged in ongoing training, education, and awareness-building efforts to promote and advance the safe handling, use, and maintenance of propane and propane-fueled equipment:

PA Propane Gas Association offers an award-winning preventive maintenance program called GAS Check (Gas Appliance System Check). Trained technicians inspect entire propane systems and appliances to ensure they are running safely and efficiently, so consumers can save money and enjoy a healthy environment.

The Certified Employee Training Program (CETP) is the training program recognized in Pennsylvania by the Department of Labor and Industry. CETP has become the industry's flagship curriculum in workforce training and certification, and being continually updated and expanded,

Emergency Responder Training - a comprehensive training program for Pennsylvania’s public safety agencies and propane marketers. The educational package includes a 220 -page textbook, Propane Emergencies. The objectives of the emergency response program are to increase the level of responder safety, improve efficiency to mitigate emergencies, and to encourage propane marketers and local emergency responders to develop working relationships before an accident occurs.

Propane Is a Versatile Fuel Propane Is a Versatile Fuel
Propane is used by millions of people in many different settings - in the home, on the road, on the farm, and at work.

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Propane Is an Environmentally Friendly Fuel Propane Is an Environmentally Friendly Fuel