Grilling Safety Tips

As the grilling season begins here is a reminder to grill safely.

Marsh & McLennan Agency

charcoal-grill

The warm weather season is underway, tempting many to spend more time outside. Cooking on a grill has become a year-round option for some! Whether you grill all year-long or only during the spring and summer months, you can avoid potential dangers when extra precaution is taken. The following grilling tips may help keep you and your family safe:

  • Visibly check grill hoses regularly for cracking, brittleness, holes, and leaks.
  • Replace scratched connectors, which can eventually leak gas.
  • Apply a light soap and water solution to the hose – a leak will release bubbles. If you discover a leak turn off the tank and grill.  If the leak stops, get the grill serviced by a professional before using it again. If the leak does not stop, call the fire department.
  • If you smell gas while cooking, get away from the grill and call the fire department.
  • Move gas hoses as…

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