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Your Questions about Policies & Procedures Answered

Does your propane company have a set of clearly defined Policies & Procedures? Policies & Procedures are a guide that should be specific for your company to identify how exactly you will implement industry, federal, state, and local code requirements within your daily operations. If you’re wondering what exactly a Policies & Procedures Manual is, […]

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Start Planning Your Propane Safety Training for 2020

The start of a new year, and a new decade, means that it’s time to evaluate your company’s safety program and start preparing for future training needs. Navigating complicated requirements and keeping up with changes to rules and regulations can make identifying your training priorities difficult. The good news is that P3 Propane Safety is […]

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4 Ways Ride-Along Driver Evaluations Can Help Your Propane Company

It’s the busiest season for propane companies across the country. Thanks to winter weather, your propane drivers are out making more deliveries, often in poor driving conditions. It is more important than ever to ensure that your propane delivery drivers have the training they need to complete routes safely. Ride-along driver evaluations are an invaluable […]

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How to Be Prepared for a DOT Compliance Audit

The Department of Transportation (DOT) could conduct a compliance audit at your propane company at any time. Are you certain that your company is prepared? Find out how you could save thousands of dollars in potential fines by taking corrective action now, instead of waiting to be surprised by a DOT visit to your facility. […]

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Interruption of Service 101: Protocol & Documentation

Cold weather is here, and it’s only going to get colder. In our industry, low temperatures mean a greater likelihood of interruption of service situations. Interruption of service, or out-of-gas calls, are commonplace during the winter months. It is crucial that every propane marketer has proper protocol in place to ensure that interruption of service […]

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Top 5 Policies & Procedures That Propane Marketers Need for Winter

The busy season is almost here. Propane marketers across the country are gearing up for another cold winter. Is your safety program up to the challenge? It is critical that propane companies utilize tools, like Policies and Procedures, to maintain safe daily operations, meet crucial industry requirements, and minimize risk. Hear from our safety experts […]

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Mobile Solutions for Propane Safety Inspections

Today, more and more propane companies are transitioning from paper to online processes to enhance the efficiency of customer interaction and daily operations. New back-office software and online payment processing are just a few of the many ways propane marketers have implemented online operations into internal business proceedings. Why should safety documentation and compliance procedures […]

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Understanding Propane Container Placement Requirements

The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 58 has set requirements for DOT cylinder and ASME tank placement. These requirements are critical to maintain safe use of propane for customers and to reduce risk for propane providers. Not meeting these crucial requirements could put your company and your customers at serious risk! […]

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Cathodic Protection 101 for Propane Marketers

Did you know that routine cathodic testing is required for underground tanks 2011 or newer by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code 58? Make sure your company is up to speed on cathodic testing methods. How to Stay Compliant with NFPA 58 Cathodic Testing Requirements Step 1: Get your forms in […]

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Operations & Maintenance Manuals 101: Bulk Plant Requirements

Does your company operate a bulk plant? If you store LP gas and fill bobtails to deliver propane to customers, the answer is “Yes.” The NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code requires propane marketers that operate bulk plants to have a written Operations & Maintenance Manual. If your company does not have a written manual […]

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