Compressed Gas SafetyDecember 19, 2013 No Comments
The improper handling of compressed gases can result in disaster. In the 1980′s I had a friend in South Dakota who owned a welding gas plant. One day there was an acetylene gas explosion that totally destroyed the facility!
Here is a link to free 11-page safety booklet by Airgas on compressed gas safety. This booklet is well illustrated and covers compressed gas handling and transportation.
The Compressed Gas Association’s (CGA) website has posters, one-page safety alerts, and other compressed gas safety resources that you can download for free. Just click on “Other” and then “Safety Alerts” and “Safety Posters”.
The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee also has a web-page devoted to compressed gas safety. It covers: cylinder marking, storage, moving, use, and poison gases.
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