Safety

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Safety

Safety and well being of people is of parmount importance at all GRINDLY Gas business units.

Our safety philosophy covers not only our own assets and people but also those of our customers, partners and the general public.

Safety & Health Policy:

The Safety and Health Policy enumerates how issues are to be managed within the company and emphasizes GRINDLY Gas’s commitment to achieving high safety standards thereby preventing accidents and instances of work-related ill health.

The key objectives of the policy are

  1. Creation of strong awareness of Health and Safety related issues in the Company.
  2. Promotion of occupational health and hygiene.
  3. Ensuring operation of company activities in accordance with Safety regulations / guidelines.
  4. Adoption of good industry safety practices.
  5. Prevention and control of accidents and incidents that can lead to accidents.

Safety Management System:

  • Safety audit of bottling plants once in a six months.
  • Safety audit of LPG cylinder godowns once in a six months
  • Safety audit of bulk LPG installation once a year.
  • Safety audit of cylinder manifold installation once in six months.
  • Safety audit of Auto LPG Dispensing Stations once a year.
  • Organising safety training and safety aspects for customers once a year.

Ensuring compliance to safety audit points by liquidating deviations within a stipulated time period.

Safety Tips:

GRINDLY Gas provides guidence on operational and safety aspects for the proper usage of LPG and gas installation systems. Some of the important safety tips for the consumer are given as under:

For Commercial & Industrial Cylinders:

For LPG cylinder installation and appliances:

  • Always use BIS approved appliances
  • Obtain BIS approved pig-tails and regulators / CV adaptors from authorized suppliers or service providers
  • Never use screw-type CV adaptors

While receiving cylinders:

  • Only authorized personnel should enter into the LPG installation
  • Check the cylinder has been delivered with the company seal and safety cap intact
  • Don’t move around the cylinder by dragging, rolling on body or dropping from height. Always use ramp installed in truck for cylinder loading and unloading.
  • If you are not sure about usage, please ask the delivery person for a demonstration

Before Usage:

  • Check to see that rubber ‘O’ ring inside the cylinder valve is present
  • Check for any visible signs of leakage − through visual inspection, soap solution or smell
  • Never use lighted match-sticks for checking leaks
  • Always keep the cylinder in upright position at ground level at a well ventilated place
  • The cylinder must be kept away from other any sources of heat

During Usage:

  • Never heat the cylinders to get more flow of gas
  • Never use the cylinders in horizontal position
  • Use all cylinders in one bank at the same time

After Usage:

  • Close all adapter knobs or the mains valve to ‘OFF’ position when LPG is not in use
  • The empty cylinders must be stored in designated well ventilated place with safety cap put ON

Maintenance:

  • Get your gas appliances periodically serviced
  • Get your LPG manifold periodically serviced
  • Before carrying out any maintenance work, a work permit shall be obtained
  • All maintenance operations inside the LPG yard must be carried out by authorized service personnel only
  • No hot work like welding, cutting, heating shall be carried inside the LPG installation (fenced area)
  • All maintenance work for burners or combustion system should be carried out through authorized service personnel

In case of Leak:

  • Do not Panic
  • Do not Switch On or Switch Off any electrical appliances in the room
  • Isolate main electrical supply from the outside only
  • Extinguish all flames, lamps, incense sticks, etc
  • Close all the appliances and LPG regulator
  • Put On the Safety Cap on the cylinder
  • Open all Doors & Windows for ventilation
  • Never use fan for ventilation
  • Call your GRINDLY Gas dealer / Company for Help

For Bulk Commercial & Industrial LPG:

While receiving Bulk LPG:

  • Only authorized personnel should be permitted to enter into the LPG yard
  • Always ensure proper earthing connections to the mobile LPG tanker before unloading operation
  • Do not use damaged / leaky hoses for unloading the tanker
  • Do not carry out unloading operation during night time , Heavy rains, Thunder storms, Lighting etc
  • Always tighten all fasteners of the LPG unloading hoses fully to the mobile tanker, replace gasket whenever unloading of LPG tanker takes place
  • Do not overfill the LPG storage tank beyond the maximum filling limit of 85%
  • Ensure hoses are depressurized prior to disconnecting from the tanker

LPG Operations:

  • All LPG operations must be carried out by personnel well trained in LPG operations
  • Maintain good housekeeping inside the LPG yard. Remove all dry vegetation and other flammable materials
  • Avoid all sources of ignition and make sure the “No Smoking” signs and other Safety signage’s are displayed

Maintenance:

  • Before carrying out any maintenance work, a work permit shall be obtained
  • All maintenance operations inside the LPG yard must be carried out by authorized service personnel only
  • No hot work like welding, cutting, heating shall be carried inside the LPG installation (fenced area)
  • All maintenance work for burners or combustion system should be carried out through authorized service personnel

In case of Leak:

  • Do not Panic
  • Stop all LPG operations
  • Isolate LPG supply from the LPG yard
  • Activate emergency management plan
  • Call nearest Company Office for Help