Gas Grills Often Turn Out DangerousWritten by Laura Ciocan
Many accident reports from consumers are proof of frequently occurring flaws in gas grills manufacturing.
Grills, especially gas grills, are an equipment to be used with caution and care, as they may just put you in danger. Most of times, fires are started by gas tanks of such grills.
No further than November 17, a fire devastated back porch of a house. It was started from a debris fire that was not completely extinguished and came dangerously close to three propane tanks for a gas grill that Robert Delphia was keeping on porch. The pressure relief valve on one of tanks activated, resulting in a loud noise that was initially described as an explosion, but tanks did not explode. Fortunately, incident ended quickly without victims or injuries, as fire was noticed and reported in an incipient stage by Police Officer on patrol.
This was a case of external ignition factor, but there are many reported cases when fire is started as a result of manufacturing flaws. Thus, although confined within manufacturing standard limitations, there are still reported cases of home accidents occurring because of manufacturing problems.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission receives reports of such accidents or malfunction cases that might endanger user, analyzes situation and may decide to recall dangerous products. These are some examples of recalled grills and their producers:
Truck Grills on Funds Raise: Johnsonville Big Taste GrillWritten by Laura Ciocan
Johnsonville Big Taste Grill is a popular presence at American outdoor events, especially when funds raising is needed for charity.
Still, for those who have never heard of touring big grill, here are some details: in 1995, at 50th anniversary of famous sausage producer Johnsonville Sausage – a family owned business in Wisconsin, first Johnsonville Big Taste Grill was launched, world's largest touring grill. Largest gas grill, that is a truck weighing more than 53,000 pounds and measuring 65 feet long, equipped with all necessary utilities to feed a hungry crowd – hot and cold running water, a prep station and a refrigeration unit. The capacity of grill is 750 brats at a time and around 2,500 per hour.
The funds raised by sales at grill are used for benefit of local charities or non-profit organizations. Over years, over 1.5 million dollars were raised for charities across United States and Canada.