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About Stuart Flatow

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Stuart Flatow is the former vice president of safety and training at the Propane Education & Research Council.

Posts by Stuart Flatow

Reduce workplace injuries: Avoid overexertion, slips, trips and falls Posted on 01 Jul 2021 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & From the Magazine categories.

Don't miss issues that can pose hazards, potentially leading to a slip, trip, fall or overexertion and resulting in serious injury. Read more»

Cylinder inspection, requalification a vital public safety measure Posted on 29 Mar 2021 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

The inspection and requalification of cylinders is critical, and personnel must be trained to identify unsafe cylinders before filling them. Read more»

Shovel snow safely and keep warm in frigid temperatures Posted on 18 Jan 2021 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

When shoveling snow, as a customer or employee, it is important to take the necessary steps to stay safe and warm this winter. Read more»

Educate and protect propane tank customers Posted on 30 Nov 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine categories.

Many do not understand the safety responsibilities that come with tank ownership, and the industry should educate those customers on safety and maintenance. Read more»

Review safety protocols with employees Posted on 31 Aug 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Employee training and ongoing improvement are critical safety priorities. Use this guide to review some of your safety protocols with employees. Read more»

Cannabis concentrates a growing market that needs propane professionals Posted on 03 Aug 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Propane professionals are uniquely qualified to educate the cannabis industry on how to use propane safely during the extraction process. Read more»

Remember personal protective equipment protocols and training Posted on 06 Jul 2020 in the COVID-19 & Current Issue & Featured categories.

Now is an appropriate time to remind folks about PPE, what kind is necessary and what type of training is required, says Stuart Flatow. Read more»

Know your first responders Posted on 16 Mar 2020 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Stuart Flatow advises propane marketers to build relationships with first responders to ensure the best outcome in the event of an emergency. Read more»

Neglecting safety issues can give you the blues Posted on 30 Jan 2020 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue categories.

Damage control isn't the best marketing strategy, but a commitment to safety is “marketing gold.” Don't shy away from relaying safety messages to customers. Read more»

Snuffing the static electricity spark Posted on 10 Dec 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Stuart Flatow explores how the cold weather during the winter heating season heightens the risks of static electricity for propane marketers. Read more»