Compressed gas is present in many manufacturing shops. It can be a dangerous tool if not used and stored correctly.
This Safety Alert provides a detailed checklist to help keep you and your employees safe when handling compressed gas cylinders.
Here are a few steps from the General Cylinder Safety Valve Checklist:
- Cylinders should be legibly marked on their shoulders with the chemical or trade name of the gas.
- Keep oxygen and acetylene cylinders away from radiators and heat sources.
- Always secure the cap on unused cylinders.
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