Handling of LP Gases (1-2 hours of training)

This comprehensive interactive multimedia-training program consists of one lesson that defines liquid petroleum gas (LPG) and discusses a variety of LPGs. It also covers proper container and vaporizer markings, proper transportation of LPGs by tank car and transport truck, and proper safety requirements when handling of LPGs.

Audience: This program is mandatory awareness level training for all employees who work with or around LPGs.

Prerequisites: This lesson is designed so that no prior knowledge is required.


  • Describe proper regulating equipment
  • Identify LPG storage requirements inside a building
  • Describe proper tank car and transport truck loading and unloading procedures
  • Identify LPG storage requirements outside of a building
  • Identify container marking
  • Identify vaporizer marking
  • Identify direct gas-fired vaporizer marking
  • Identify cylinder container marking
  • Identify containers on commercial motor vehicle marking
  • Identify hazards associated with LPG
  • Identify the different hydrocarbons or mixtures in LPG
  • Demonstrate proper storage of LPG above ground
  • Identify proper distance for storage of LPG