131 LP gas related issues reported in Sri Lanka

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President appointed a Committee to look into the recent Gas cylinder fires and explosions
Gas Safety Tips Sri Lanka

About 131 incidents related to LP gas related incidents had been reported in Sri Lanka from January 1 to December 1 says Presidential Committee looking into the recent accidents linked to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders.

Presidential Committee looking into the recent LPG gas cylinders Chairman Moratuwa University Prof. Shantha Walpolage released a press release.

The general public is urged to contact the dealer, the nearest police station or the Presidential Committee in the event of any explosions or related issues.

In a statement issued today (December 02), the committee’s chairman Prof. Shantha Walpolage said the panel can be contacted via 0115 811927 or 0115 811929 or lpgleaksl@gmail.com.  

The committee also mentioned a set of instructions for the general public to follow in case of an emergency. The consumers are advised to ensure that LP gas regulators and supply hoses meet the required quality standards. Further, the committee requested the public refrain from using dilapidated gas cookers.

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