Compressed gas in cylinders create a range of hazards in a workplace, and an important part of managing the risks associated with cylinders is to make sure they are stored safely and correctly. This b...

    Safe storage of gas cylinders in the workplace
    What are Class 2.1 Flammable Gases?
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    What are Class 2.1 Flammable Gases?

    This blog looks at Flammable Gases: what they are; the risks they present to people, property and the environment; and how to store them legally and safely. The management of Flammable Gases, like all...

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    5 essentials for gas bottle safety in the workplace
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    5 essentials for gas bottle safety in the workplace

    Storing and handling gas bottles safely at your workplace is an essential part of complying with WHS legislation in Australia. This blog shares our 5 best tips for gas bottle safety in the workplace a...

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    Why do acetylene cylinders need to be stored upright?
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    Why do acetylene cylinders need to be stored upright?

    Three workers were dismantling steel framework at height when they accidentally dropped a heavy steel bracket. The bracket landed on an acetylene cylinder below which was stored incorrectly. The cylin...

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    LPG gas bottle storage regulations
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    LPG gas bottle storage regulations

    Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stored in cylinders is used in workplaces all over Australia. But because LPG is also one of the most common household fuels, it’s easy to forget that LPG is actually a C...

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    Outline of the different gas bottle sizes in Australia
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    Outline of the different gas bottle sizes in Australia

    In Australia compressed gases are stored in three different cylinders types, each with their own standard sizes denoted by a letter code. In this blog we outline the different gas bottle types and siz...

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    LPG Gas bottle sizes
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    LPG Gas bottle sizes

    LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) is one of the most familiar gases used in Australia, both at home and in the workplace. It’s fuel for the famous Aussie BBQ,  as well as camping activities, heating, cook...

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    LPG Gas Bottle Location Regulations
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    LPG Gas Bottle Location Regulations

    Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) is a Class 2.1 flammable gas and must be located and positioned safely, according to AS 4332—2004 The storage and handling of gases in cylinders. This blog looks at the s...

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    Different types of gas bottles used in the workplace
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    Different types of gas bottles used in the workplace

    Compressed gases are used in workplaces everywhere, and in Australia they are classified as Dangerous Goods. Extreme care must be taken when storing and handling gas cylinders, and it is important to ...

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    Gas bottle safety in the workplace
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    Gas bottle safety in the workplace

    Compressed gases stored at high pressure in cylinders, present significant dangers and hazards to workplaces all over Australia. This blog looks at gas bottle safety: how to store cylinders safely as ...

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    How to sustain compliance with hazardous chemical storage regulations
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    How to sustain compliance with hazardous chemical storage regulations

    You’ve been through the whole risk management process and your chemical storage areas are all squeaky clean. Awesome. But before you breathe a sigh of relief… don’t forget that to sustain compliance y...

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    How to assess chemical hazards in the workplace
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    How to assess chemical hazards in the workplace

    Assessing the risks and dangers of the chemical hazards at your workplace is a critical step in safety management. Chemical hazards can cause fires, explosions, asphyxiation, burns and respiratory dam...

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