Compressed gases in cylinders are dangerous goods and must be stored and handled carefully. Here at STOREMASTA we have developed our own risk management methodology IDENTIFY - ASSESS - CONTROL - SUSTA...

    Compressed gases in cylinders: when do you need a risk assessment?
    Ensuring your gas cylinder store complies with WHS safety legislation in Australia
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    Ensuring your gas cylinder store complies with WHS safety legislation in Australia

    If your workplace stores compressed gases in cylinders you’ll need to follow the guidelines of AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders to control all the hazards associated with t...

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    Storing Gas Cylinders Safely: ‘Minor Storage’ Requirements
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    Storing Gas Cylinders Safely: ‘Minor Storage’ Requirements

    How many gas bottles do you handle and store at your worksite? Even worksites with small quantities have obligations under Australian WHS legislation. This blog looks at AS4332-2004 - The storage and ...

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    Corrosive gases in cylinders: safe storage and handling
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    Corrosive gases in cylinders: safe storage and handling

    Corrosive gases are classed among Class 2.3 Toxic Gases and have the potential to burn or destroy organic tissue. This blog takes a closer look at the range of hazards presented by corrosive gases sto...

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    Constructing a gas cylinder store
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    Constructing a gas cylinder store

    Gas cylinder stores must be constructed according to the requirements of AS4332-2004 - The storage and handling of gases in cylinders. This blog discusses some of the key requirements of the Standard ...

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    Gas cylinder stores: how to prioritise your risk control measures
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    Gas cylinder stores: how to prioritise your risk control measures

    If you store any type of compressed gases in cylinders at your workplace you’ll need to carefully evaluate their potential to cause harm, then implement suitable control measures to make sure they don...

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    Handling compressed gases in cylinders: working with suppliers
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    Handling compressed gases in cylinders: working with suppliers

    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...

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    Manifest of hazardous chemicals: provisions for gas cylinders
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    Manifest of hazardous chemicals: provisions 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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