Safety: Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance and loading dock safety


Daily, thousands of compressed and liquefied gas cylinders are transported on specialized delivery vehicles all across the US and delivered to a wide diversity of private and public enterprises such as fabrication shops, job sites, manufacturing, retail, restaurants, R&D, and medical facilities.

Prior to any cylinder being transported and delivered to its point of use, distributors rely on a team of trained professionals to include, fill-room operators, loaders, drivers, dispatchers, supervisors and managers. These professionals perform dock and function specific hazardous material activities which ensure the safety and reliability of the cylinders offered for transportation from the distributor to the customer. 

Keen Compressed Gas, Co. a Mid-Atlantic supplier of compressed and liquefied industrial, medical, specialty gases, welding supplies and equipment since 1919 ensures customer and the company’s “Success is By Purpose and Not By Accident”.  It is my responsibility as the Safety & Quality Control Director for Keen Compressed Gas Co. to ensure our employees are trained, proficient and accountable for their safety and others through compliance with US Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations as applicable to the best work and safety practices of the compressed gas industry.

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