Informative Links

Propane Resources 

These links are for informative purposes only. Consult with a qualified installer before ordering to determine what is legal, safe, and appropriate, for your application.

Propane Gas Associations Listed by State

The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) has prepared a webpage listing contact information to each state’s propane gas association which contains information per state laws, codes and regulations for propane gas. They provide informational, educational and promotional communication for all thing’s propane.

Certified Employee Training Program (CETP)

Becoming a professional technician to work with propane requires the proper certification classes and passing the exam. To support the proper and efficient training of propane employees, the NGPA offers resources to gain the certifications required.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

The United States Department of Labor requires strict training, followed safety procedure and guidelines. For each industry there are standards that need to be adhered by. Review the information provided by OSHA to ensure proper safety practices, handling, training and education with propane gas and all propane accessories.

U. S. Department of Transportation

Propane technicians often drive employer provided vehicles and will be transporting tanks of propane. For propane professionals and for personal safety, it is highly advised to take all safety precautions for safe handling and transportation of propane fuel. The DOT shares regulations on motor carrier safety as well as other hazmat information related to propane.

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

A division of the U.S. Department of Transportation, FMCSA provides safety information, regulations and compliances that must be followed by commercial drivers transporting fuel canisters. It’s also a good resource to stay up to date on propane news per state.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

A non-profit organization promoting career advancement, skill development and enrichment for employees and employers in the mechanical engineering industry. This site provides scientific research and articles that are beneficial to those working with propane and to get a better understanding of the fuel and its properties.

Compressed Gas Association (CGA)

The more information on the safety and proper use of compressed gas systems in all industries that use this resource the better. The CGA provides safety standards for compressed gases in the industrial, medical and food industries.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Propane tanks are known as hazardous material considering the flammability of the gas they contain. Getting up to speed and increasing knowledge on the hazardous properties of propane gas is recommended. Reports on latest findings, news, safety procedures and more can be found at the NFPA website.

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL)

A nonprofit organization dedicated to constructing safety procedures for all industries through scientific research, safety data analysis and expert influencers, to address and manage risks in all arenas. The UL provides educational resources and safety guides to promote safer communities across the globe.