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Reevaluate your business practices to find solutions Posted on 30 Dec 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

We can learn from the very difficult and unique experience of the novel coronavirus pandemic and still find a way to get the job done, says John McCoy.  Read more»

Local green energy movements are a key battleground for propane Posted on 23 Oct 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

According to John McCoy, industry members should track local ordinances, codes and regulations that may do damage to the propane industry. Read more»

Identify heater installation dangers Posted on 24 Aug 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

If you are installing items for customers, be sure to note the manner of installation by your service folks and follow instruction manuals. Read more»

NFPA 58 update specifies documentation of face seal inspections Posted on 02 Jul 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue categories.

The 2020 Edition of NFPA 58 includes procedures for inspecting the face seal for damage prior to filling a propane cylinder. Read more»

Servicing out-of-gas calls Posted on 03 Mar 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

John McCoy explains common mistakes that occur when addressing interruption-of-service calls and how these errors can lead to costly legal claims. Read more»

Winter brings unique challenges to propane marketers Posted on 27 Dec 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

John McCoy offers advice propane marketers should keep in mind to avoid legal claims related to heating seasonal homes in the winter. Read more»

Planning today to secure a safer future Posted on 12 Nov 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

John McCoy details why it's important for propane marketers to apply safety measures now to prepare for what tomorrow might bring. Read more»

Calling in expert testimony Posted on 20 Sep 2019 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & Featured categories.

John McCoy explains the trial judge's gatekeeping role when it comes to selecting expert testimony for propane-related court cases. Read more»

Root cause analysis can ward off accidents Posted on 30 Jul 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

John V. McCoy offers a holistic approach to accident response at your propane business. Read more»

Court decides enough is enough Posted on 27 Jun 2019 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Legal columnist John V. McCoy explains how a major marketer was dismissed from a 10-year case involving a fatal explosion. Read more»