When running a gas-powered engine:
Do not leave gasoline in the basement of your home or in the cottage. Store fuel in approved containers in a detached garage or shed, and well away from heat sources including direct sunlight.
The best way to dispose of gasoline is to use it up. Small amounts can be left outside to evaporate – leave in an open container away from children and pets. If gasoline must be discarded, be sure to take it to the hazardous waste disposal centre in your area. Never pour gasoline onto the ground, down sewers or into drains.
The next time you stop at a gas station for a fill-up, remember this: fuelling vehicles requires your care and attention.
Gasoline is a potentially dangerous product if not handled properly and safely. It is required by law to follow these three rules when at a gas station:
Fuel stations are designed with safety in mind, but they only work that way with your cooperation. Remember these rules for safety at the pump, and enjoy a smooth, sweet ride – wherever the road takes you.