Compressed air systems can be found in almost every industry. Used in vehicle manufacturing and the pharmaceutical industry, for injection moulding & machining and sandblasting to name a few, compressed air is a vital part of all modern manufacturing processes and is thought of as the “fourth utility” after electricity, water and gas. As with […]
Proactive Gas Safety work with companies, organisations & institutions whose concern is the safety of employees & contractors using hazardous compressed gases and equipment. We provide management & staff with the knowledge & tools to ensure a safe working environment so that risk can be minimised.
PGS also run ‘open workshops’ available to all at venues across the country. Register to become a member of our database or check our website here for latest details.
- PGS Certificate
- Gas Safety Passport to HSE INDG 381 Standards
- EAL Certificate of Verified Achievement
- Accredited Vocational Qualification to National QCF standards
We maintain regular contact with all our clients providing them with updated safety legislation and relevant news.
Safety products from PGS! ‘Know Your’ is a range of products developed by PGS to promote the safe use of compressed & cryogenic gases in the workplace. Answering the questions most frequently asked by our customers the ‘Know your’ range has been developed using up to date guidance from the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), […]
From the 1st of October 2014 new regulations governing the use of acetylene come into place. Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014 (ASR2014) comes into force on 1st October 2014 and provides a legal framework for the use of Acetylene and its associated equipment. This new regulations for the use of acetylene aim to simplify existing regulations […]oxy-fuel
The new ‘Acetylene Safety Regulations 2014’ prohibit the use of incorrect equipment on acetylene systems. PGS and the BCGA are concerned that propane regulators are being incorrectly fitted to acetylene cylinders. This will be in breach of the new Acetylene Safety Regulations. Using a regulator that is not built for use with acetylene carries a […]acetylene, regulators
Everyday around the world, thousands – perhaps millions of LPG cylinders are in use because it is reliable, relatively inexpensive and extremely versatile. In its cylinder form LPG is most commonly used as a fuel for heating and cooking, it also has many commercial applications, including burning, shrink wrapping, for forklift trucks and perhaps more […]Safety
PGS would like to bring this safety alert to the attention of the food & beverage industry. A safety alert was originally issued in June 2013 following an incident in the UK where a young woman suffered serious injuries as a result of ingesting a drink that contained liquid nitrogen. The Compressed Gases Association (CGA) […]cryogenic safety, liquid nitrogen and food, liquid nitrogen in drinks, liquid nitrogen safety, Safety