straight forward health and safty advice 
Gas has the potential for causing serious damage by explosion or fire If you are working in a kitchen area that uses gas, you should be trained in the action to take if a leak occurs and must know the location of the local gas shut-off valve. Action to be taken if a gas leak is suspected: Turn off the meter/emergency control valve straightaway and leave it off until the  escape has been repaired Tell everyone in the immediate area to extinguish all flames and to put out  anything that could ignite the gas Do not use mobile phones or operate any electrical switches - most make a tiny spark Ventilate the premises by opening doors and windows If a lot of gas has escaped; immediately inform others that may be in  the building and evacuate the area by following the emergency arrangements Contact the National Gas Emergency Service 24 hours a day on 0800 111 999  On calling the Gas Emergency Service tell them: The name, address and telephone number of the premises Where the smell of gas is most noticeable When the smell of gas was first noticed Whether the gas has been turned off If there is any smell of gas outside Any special instructions for access
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