RV Propane Safety

Some definite don't's

  • Do not use the stove burners or oven for heating the inside of the RV.
  • Do not use portable camping equipment in your RV, such as propane lanterns, barbeques, or stoves.

Recommended do's

  • Recognize the smell of propane (smells like rotten eggs or boiling cabbage).
  • Use a propane detector.
  • Use a carbon monoxide detector.
  • Have your propane system tested annually for leaks.
  • Make sure your propane tanks are up to date.
  • If you think you smell propane, have everyone evacuate the unit and shut the propane tanks off. Have the system checked by a qualified technician.
  • Ensure that you are familiar with the proper operation of your propane system and all your propane appliances.