The safe transport of LPG was brought into question after the disaster in northern Italy when a freight train carrying LPG derailed and exploded, killing a number of people and seriously injuring dozens of others. Monday 29 June 2009 (read the article on the BBC News website) David Openshaw, PGS Technical & Safety Director, was interviewed on BBC […]
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The primary method of establishing the gas cylinder contents is the cylinder label. Due to the recent Globally Harmonised System – GHS – for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals including Compressed Gases you will note gas suppliers implementing changes in cylinder labelling. Changes apply from December 2010 for all substances (pure gases) and 1 […]GHS, Globally Harmonised System, label, labelling
In recent years acetylene has been much maligned due to many highly publicised incidents of acetylene cylinders involved in fires on premises. The Myths: 1. ‘External damage to a cold acetylene cylinder will lead to an explosion’ 2. ‘Acetylene cylinders involved in fires must be cooled for 24 hours before they are safe’ These long […]acetylene