PERC Safety Minute

    For Busy Propane Professionals

    With today's hectic schedules, it never hurts to have a reminder about the importance of workforce safety and training. These weekly videos are designed to inspire and challenge busy propane professionals to talk regularly with their employees about safety. Be sure to check out the related safety resources on the Propane MaRC and propancecouncil.org under each video.

    "I truly believe our safety and training programs are better than any other industry, to my knowledge." - Doug Auxier, Auxier Gas.
    Check out the Dispensing Propane Safely Program and DVD that offers modules based on specific job requirements of your employees.

    Catch Up on Past Weeks' Safety Minutes


    Be Prepared for a Safety Audit

    Be Prepared for a Safety Audit

    Preparing for an audit is easy when you’ve got the Plant Emergency Planning and Preparedness handbook. Download it for free at the Propane MaRC.


    Problems Caused by Air in Cylinders

    Problems Caused by Air in Cylinders

    Track your employees’ progress and personalize their training on cylinder inspection, filling, and requalification with the CETP 3.1-3.5 Basic Plant Operations E-Learning.


    Is Requalification Required

    Is Requalification Required?

    An easy way to promote safety at work: Hang up one of these DOT Cylinder Requalification by Visual Inspection Poster Downloads.


    Cylinder Fails Inspection

    Cylinder Fails Inspection

    To customize your training on dispensing propane safely, click on the link for modules that each focus on a specific topic.


    Reducing the Hazards of Static Electricity

    Reducing Static Hazards

    Need a checklist to identify static electricity hazards at your facility?
    One is included with the Static Electricity Booklet and DVD.


    Resources for Workplace Injuries

    Resources for Workplace Injuries

    Accidents happen. But they don’t have to.
    Encourage safe work performance by teaching employees best practices with Propane Personal Safety: Techniques for Personal Injury Prevention CD and DVD.


    Meter Creep

    Testing Meter Creep

    Download a step-by-step guide to meter creep tests in the Do Your Bobtails Have Meter Creep? Propane Safety Scenario (third from top in list).


    Training Mobile Crane Operators

    Training Mobile Crane Operators

    Need resources for training your crane operators?
    A manual, instructor guide, quiz, handouts, PowerPoint presentation, and video are included in the Mobile Crane Safety in the Propane Industry CD and DVD Program.


    Filling Propane Cylinders

    Filling Propane Cylinders

    "I truly believe our safety and training programs are better than any other industry, to my knowledge." - Doug Auxier, Auxier Gas.
    Check out the Dispensing Propane Safely Program and DVD that offers modules based on specific job requirements of your employees.


    PUsing Personal Protective Equipment

    Using Personal Protective Equipment

    Need a quick learning activity for a safety meeting or training class?
    Check out the Personal Protective Equipment Propane Safety Scenario, second from the bottom in list.


    Planning Delivery Routes

    Planning Delivery Routes

    While talking to your drivers about safe delivery routes, make sure they're up to speed on bobtail equipment and systems with CETP 2.2 - Bobtail Delivery Operations E-Learning.


    Delivering Propane

    Delivering Propane

    'It keeps employees comfortable; they don't have to travel somewhere." - John Minchew, Suburban Propane.
    Your drivers are already on the road a lot. Reduce their travel time for training: CETP: Propane Delivery Operations & Cylinder Delivery E-Learning.


    Preventing Workplace Injury

    Preventing Workplace Injury

    Protect your company's bottom line and maintain employee health:
    Propane Personal Safety: Techniques for Personal Injury Prevention CD and DVD.


    Preparing for Power Outages

    Preparing for Power Outages

    Uninformed customers might misuse outdoor propane appliances during a power outage.
    Don't risk a serious situation. Email customers the Consumer Safety Module.


    Responding to Emergencies

    Responding to Emergencies

    Propane plants can have their own unique emergency situations.
    Here are six lessons to make sure your employees are prepared: Plant Emergency Planning and Preparedness.


    Responsibilities of Tank Ownership

    Responsibilities of Tank Ownership

    When something goes wrong, customers may think it's your responsibility to fix it.
    Keep your customers informed: Above-Ground Propane Container Ownership Brochure.


    Training Transport Operators

    Training Transport Operators

    It's tough to get transport operators in one place for any length of time.
    Customize their training: Transport Operator Training Program CD and DVD.


    Preventing Bobtail Rollovers

    Preventing Bobtail Rollovers

    Driver distraction and complacency are the main causes for rollovers. Don't let that happen.
    Train your drivers in-store: Bobtail Rollover Prevention Program CD and DVD.


    Tips for Planning Safety Meetings

    Tips for Planning Safety Meetings

    Think it's impossible to make safety meetings simple, but also interactive? Think again.
    Build a catalog of learning activities: Propane Safety Scenarios.


    Safety Meetings in Workplace Training

    Safety Meetings in Workforce Training

    Want to plan a safety meeting, but don't know what to talk about?
    Here's a list of topics to cover: Propane Workforce Safety Talks Complete Set.