Tips on the safe use of gasoline to prevent fires and burns.
Gasoline is very common and familiar. So we don’t think about how dangerous and flammable it is.
- If you need to carry or store gasoline, use an approved container. Keep the container in a secure, upright position away from passenger areas, such as in a trunk or pick-up bed. Make sure that fill and vent openings are tightly closed.
- Store gas containers in a secure place, away from living areas. Use a locked shed or detached garage. Keep gas away from ignition sources like pilot lights.
- Keep gasoline away from heat, sparks, and flames. A spark or lit cigarette is enough to light gas fumes that linger on clothing. Read More…