Flammable or toxic contents, corrosive substances, gas leaks, unsafe transporting and handling techniques, improper hook up, and incorrect storage are all potential causes of injury and property damage related to compressed gas cylinders. Because of these dangers, workers who handle these containers must make it a point to remain focused on their job and take all necessary precautions to avoid mishaps.
This program discusses the safe work practices that should be followed when handling, transporting, securing, and storing compressed cylinders. Topics include:
- Personal protective equipment
- Labels & safety data sheets
- Transporting, placing, & securing cylinders
- Proper hook up
- Cylinder storage