Managing gases safely – A shared responsibility


Air Products’ former chairman Hap Wagner may have raised eyebrows a couple of decades ago when he declared that, “Nothing is more important than safety, not production, not profits.”

Today all of the major gas producers have adopted a similar stance regarding workplace safety and all have well established safety procedures which outline safe working practices.

Protective clothing is provided to all employees who require it, to ensure their safety at work. Guidelines are issued to increase safety awareness among the whole work force.

Management and safety representatives are highly committed to the achievement of safe operational practices and these efforts are reflected in the performance statistics reported by the industry.

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