Safety Brief - Compressed Gas Cylinders

Safety Brief - Compressed gas cylinders can be very dangerous if they are not handled or stored properly. If one falls over, it could be propelled at very high speeds and cause serious property damage or personal injury. 

 

Proper Storage of Compressed Gas Cylinders

  • Always store compressed gas cylinders in a secure and upright position with caps over the valves.

  • All cylinders should be stored in well-ventilated areas.

  • Avoid storing cylinders in rooms that may obtain high temperatures.

  • All cylinders should be secured appropriately with chains to walls or other structures.

  • Remove regulators after each use before storage.

  • Keep empty cylinders stored away from full ones.

  • Empty cylinders should be removed from all work areas.