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Damaged but repaired gas cylinders can kill you; stop buying - Fire Service warns

The Ghana Fire Service is likewise cautioning the overall population against the buy and utilization of old and harmed gas chambers from the open market, saying it represents a risk.

In an assertion posted on its Facebook page, the help said it has seen that certain individuals gather harmed or old and broken down LPG chambers from unloading destinations or inexpensively get them and randomly fix and sell them on the open market.


"These chambers are fixed abrasively and adhesively treated, and the tore metal parts welded together), showered and taken to the open market available to be purchased and use by the clueless public," the help noticed.


It forewarned that the demonstration isn't just unlawful yet additionally represents a threat to the general population.


"This act isn't just unlawful, criminal and perilous, yet presents serious gamble of gas spillage from the low obstruction focuses on the chamber body when loaded up with Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Such chambers likewise stand the gamble of crack which could prompt wounds, death toll and fire blast


"The GNFS encourages the overall population to continuously pay special attention to the maker subtleties; chronic number of the chamber, weight class, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) number. Test pressure and especially the date of production on the chamber body while purchasing LPG chambers from the market.


"Acquisition of LPG chambers is to be produced using just enlisted or approved sellers to guarantee wellbeing of lives at homes and work puts," the assertion read.


"The overall population is thusly forewarned that harmed, old, rusted and lapsed LPG chambers comprise dangerous waste and are not to be arranged off as a general waste or disposed of out in the open places or deny assortment focuses," it added.


The assertion further advised that all exhausted chambers are to be taken to outlets of enrolled gas supply organizations, wholesalers or LPG reusing focuses or plants.

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