If you 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 ...

    First Aid Requirements for Worksites that Handle Gas Cylinders
    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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    3 deadly mistakes staff make when handling compressed gases
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    3 deadly mistakes staff make when handling compressed gases

    This blog focuses on three common mistakes that staff make when handling compressed gases in cylinders. The consequences of these errors are often fatal and the saddest part is that many of these inst...

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    How to safely handle gas cylinders
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    How to safely handle gas cylinders

    Compressed gases in cylinders are Dangerous Goods and should only be handled by staff and contractors trained in correct handling techniques. This blog looks at gas cylinders; how they’re used in the ...

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    Segregation requirements for storing different classes of dangerous gas
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    Segregation requirements for storing different classes of dangerous gas

    Compressed gases must be stored correctly; separated from other Dangerous Goods and segregated within their Hazard Classification. This blog identifies and describes the three classes of compressed ga...

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    How to safely store oxygen and acetylene cylinders in the workplace
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    How to safely store oxygen and acetylene cylinders in the workplace

    Acetylene and oxygen gases are frequently used for welding and cutting applications at workplaces all over Australia. In many instances the gases are combined to create a very high temperature for the...

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