Gas Safety Tips

Natural gas is one of the safest and most reliable energy sources used by millions of Americans. It’s in our homes, our businesses and our industries – even our vehicles. By following the guidelines below, you can continue to enjoy the many benefits of natural gas.

Recognize the Signs of a Gas Leak

If You Smell Gas, Get Out and Call Jackson Energy Authority at 731-422-7500 or 911

Call TN811 Before You Dig

Know Where and How to Shut Off Gas at the Meter

Install Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Maintain Gas Appliances on a Regular Basis

Keep Appliance Airflows Clear

Safely Light Pilot Lights

Use Approved Appliances

Look for the Blue Flame

Check Outdoor Appliance Exhausts

Be Prepared

Use Professionals


For more information about gas safety, download the Natural Gas Safety Tips brochure below.


Natural Gas Safety - English

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Seguridad del gas natural - Español

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