Compressed Gas

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.

Complete the form to download the free Safety Alert in English or Spanish and review the complete compressed gas checklist and additional information.