Safety first: 10 tips for compressed gas cylinder safety


Compressed gas cylinders are used to store gases at high pressures. They can be dangerous if not handled properly, as they can explode or leak if damaged.

Underlining gasworld’s commitment to safety and best practices, and as part of a new series of features keeping you up-to-date with standards and safety, this article highlights 10 key tips for compressed gas cylinder safety, drawing upon standards set forth by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA).

In bullet form, these tips give the basics of how to keep safe when handling cylinders, no matter what their contents may be. These practices should be put into action in any working environment to ensure the highest level of safety for those handling the product.

Below are 10 tips for handling compressed gas cylinders:

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