Developing a solid relationship with your gas cylinder supplier is essential to maintaining a safe workplace that complies with WHS legislation in Australia. Gas cylinders are classed as dangerous goo...

    Handling compressed gases in cylinders: working with suppliers
    Manifest of hazardous chemicals: previsions for gas cylinders
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    Manifest of hazardous chemicals: previsions for gas cylinders

    In Australia it’s essential for any workplace that uses, handles or stores hazardous chemicals to have a register that lists all the substances. This register must include up-to-date copies of Safety ...

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    Protecting Gas Cylinders From Fire and Radiant Heat
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    Protecting Gas Cylinders From Fire and Radiant Heat

    Australian Standard AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders has a requirement that gas cylinders are protected from fire and radiant heat while ensuring that your worksite has ade...

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    Controlling Gas Cylinder Hazards
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    Controlling Gas Cylinder Hazards

    This blog looks at how to use a risk management methodology to control the hazards associated with gas cylinders kept at your workplace. Because compressed gases stored under pressure in cylinders pre...

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    First Aid Requirements for Worksites that Handle Gas Cylinders
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    First Aid Requirements for Worksites that Handle Gas Cylinders

    If your worksite stores and handles gas cylinders you’ll need to ensure your work methods and safety equipment meet the guidelines of AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders. This...

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    Managing Risk in Workplaces with Gases Stored in Cylinders
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    Managing Risk in Workplaces with Gases Stored in Cylinders

    Compressed gases stored under pressure in cylinders are Dangerous Goods and require careful storage, management and handling. This blog looks at the hazards that surround gases in cylinders and presen...

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    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for handling gas cylinders
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    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for handling gas cylinders

    Whenever gas cylinders are present at a worksite, all personnel involved in storing and handling the cylinders must be provided with appropriate personal protective equipment. This blog discusses the ...

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    Mandatory Signage for Gas Cylinder Stores
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    Mandatory Signage for Gas Cylinder Stores

    All workplaces that keep compressed gases in cylinders require placards and signs that meet the requirements of the WHS Regulation in their applicable state or territory, plus relevant standards like ...

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    Training staff and contractors for gas cylinder safety
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    Training staff and contractors for gas cylinder safety

    An independent plumbing contractor and 6 other contractors were critically injured when they entered a storeroom on a construction site. There were no warning signs or placards outside the storeroom, ...

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    Storing gas cylinders correctly: the importance of staff training
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    Storing gas cylinders correctly: the importance of staff training

    Compressed gases in cylinders are Dangerous Goods and must be stored correctly to avoid injuries and workplace accidents. Many gases are toxic, corrosive, flammable and explosive so they present a ser...

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    Training staff to handle gas cylinders correctly
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    Training staff to handle gas cylinders correctly

    There are strict requirements in Australia for safely handling gas cylinders. AS4332-2004 -The storage and handling of gases in cylinders outlines a number of minimum requirements to reduce the risk o...

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    5 Staff Training Essentials For Handling Gas Bottles Correctly
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    5 Staff Training Essentials For Handling Gas Bottles Correctly

    Effective safety training is critical to workplace safety at worksites that store and handle Dangerous Goods. In this blog we are focusing on gas bottles, and the essential training requirements outli...

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