Propane Education & Research Council
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The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is anon-prot 501(c) 6 trade organization authorized by thePropane Education and Research Act o 1996 (PERA),Public Law 104-284. PERC was created “to enhanceconsumer and employee saety and training, to provide orresearch and development o clean and ecient propaneutilization equipment, and to inorm and educate the publicabout saety and other issues associated with the use opropane.”PERC is governed by a 21-member Board o Directors ap-pointed by the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA)and the Gas Processors Association (GPA). PERC programbeneciaries include propane retail marketers, producers,transporters, and agricultural cooperatives, as well as rep-resentatives o allied service and supply industries (industrymembers).The recommendations, standards, or recommended prac-tices, as refected in this document, were developed byindependent consultants retained by PERC. While PERCadministers the process o obtaining the inormation, itdoes not independently test or veriy the accuracy o theinormation or methods used to collect the data that sup-port the conclusions or recommendations refected in thisdocument.PERC, NPGA, GPA, and the industry members disclaim anyliability or any personal injury, property damage, businesslosses, or other damages o any nature whatsoever,whether special, indirect, consequential, or compensatory,directly or indirectly resulting rom the publication, use, orreliance on this document, or any inormation, apparatus,method, process, or similar item disclosed in this document.This disclaimer o liability shall apply even i such lossor damage results, in whole or in part, rom any acts oromissions o or by any negligence on the part o PERC,NPGA, GPA, or the industry members or any personswho contributed to the development o the inormationcontained in this document. PERC, NPGA, GPA, and theindustry members make no warranty or guarantee as to theaccuracy or completeness o any inormation published inthis document.The procedures and inormation in this document areintended to implement the standards set orth in the docu-ments reerenced with capabilities o the personnel andequipment available. It does not create new standards orcriteria or compliance. The order o steps in any proceduremay or may not be o importance. This material is not soldnor is it a product o any consulting or engineering activity.Users o this document should consult the law o theirindividual jurisdictions or codes, standards, and legalrequirements applicable to them. This document is notintended nor should it be construed to (1) set orth policiesor procedures that are the general custom or practice inthe propane industry; (2) establish the legal standardso care owed by propane distributors to their customers;or (3) prevent the user rom using dierent methodsto implement applicable codes, standards, or legalrequirements.By disseminating or publishing this document, PERC isnot undertaking to render any proessional or other serviceto or on behal o any person or entity. PERC, NPGA, GPA,and the industry members are not undertaking to perormany duty owed by any person or entity to any third party.Anyone reading or using this document should rely on hisor her own judgment or, as appropriate, seek the advice oa competent proessional in determining the exercise oreasonable care in any and all circumstances.