Compressed gas cylinders are a common feature in many workplaces, particularly industrial and medical environments. However if they are mishandled or stored incorrectly, gas cylinders can present a major health and safety hazard in the workplace.
To aid workplace safety, we have drafted a list of 5 key ways to ensure safe gas cylinder storage in the workplace.
1, Restrict Entry
2, Handle Cylinders Carefully
3, Ensure Gas Cylinder Storage Area is Ventilated
4, Safely Position the Cylinders
5, Segregate Used & Unused Cylinders