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Major Benefits of Winter Driver Evaluations for Propane Companies

Winter is undoubtedly the busiest time of year for propane marketers. Your delivery team is on the road more often, and they’re dealing with poor weather conditions more regularly. Set up ride-along driver evaluations to assess their performance before it becomes expensive. Driver evaluations provide critical training to your delivery team and important performance information […]

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Do You Have What You Need to Handle Out-of-Gas Calls?

Winter is here! When temperatures drop, propane use goes up. During the colder months, it’s likely that your company will be responding to out-of-gas calls from your customers. You may have handled these out-of-gas or interruption of service situations many times, but do you have the tools you need to document and respond to these […]

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P3 Propane Safety Announces the Hiring of Brent Cammett

Senior Consultant of Safety and Training P3 Propane Safety announced that it has added another Senior Consultant, Brent Cammett, to its safety and training team. Brent has over 20 years of experience in the industry with all types of safety training. He is a certified CETP instructor, proctor, and skills evaluator and a certified Smith […]

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Why Propane Marketers Are Required to Have Security Plans

Did you know that the Department of Transportation Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR 172.802) requires companies that transport hazmat to have a written security plan? Experts estimate that 30% of propane companies do not have a DOT security plan. A security plan and proper training is essential to avoid safety hazards and ensure that […]

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Record $160 Million Propane Accident Settlement

Reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal, plaintiffs in a 2014 food truck explosion reached a $160 million settlement this year. This is the largest pre-verdict settlement in PA state court history. So, what happened In 2014 a food trucks outdated propane cylinder exploded in Philadelphia, killing two people, severely burning three, and injuring others. Civil […]

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What You Need to Know about Cathodic Protection

Compliance with NFPA regulations is essential for propane companies to avoid fines and keep employees and customers safe. In 2011, NFPA 58 was altered to include new cathodic testing requirements for underground tanks. Has your company completed testing for the year? Cathodic Testing for Underground Tanks Cathodic testing and documentation is required under NFPA 58, […]

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Necessary DOT Training for Propane Companies

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) defines hazardous materials (hazmat) as substances that are capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce. Propane falls under this category, which means your company is required to meet the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to ensure that all hazmat is packaged and […]

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Policies and Procedures for Propane Marketers

Avoid Risk, Safeguard Assists When it comes to priorities for propane marketers, safety is certainly a top priority. Despite safety?s critical role in the overall success of a propane business, many marketers still rely on outdated or inconsistent protocols in the fi?eld. Without consistent safety policies and procedures that transverse all locations and technicians, marketers […]

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Press: NPGA Affinity Program Providers

P3 Propane Safety is pleased to announce that two of our services, the P3 Compliance System and P3 Duty to Warn, are now endorsed NPGA Affinity Program Providers. Learn all about the program from the announcement, released on February 1, 2018:   NPGA Announces Affinity Endorsement of the P3 Compliance System and P3 Duty to […]

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Training Videos

In an effort to provide more resources to help you navigate P3, we are introducing a new section: Training Videos. Training Videos can be found under the P3 Menu. We are starting out this new section of P3 with a video tutorial on how to enter a Safety Inspection. Simply click on the Enter Safety […]

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