Technical Information Sheets (TIS)
Three seat cutting nozzles - Dimensions. Revision 1: 2012
A single sheet showing the dimensional requirements of cutting nozzles to ensure compatibility with UK cutting blowpipes.
Cylinder identification. Colour coding and labelling requirements. Revision 2: 2012
A guide to the colour coding system used to identify gas cylinders and an explanation of some of the content of a gas cylinder label.
Guidelines for the safe transportation, storage, use and disposal of dry ice products. Revision 2: 2015
Information and safety advice on all aspects of handling and using dry ice.
Information for customers collecting gas cylinders. Revision 2: 2015
Basic information and safety advice for customers collecting, handling and storing gas cylinders.
Gas safety in the hospitality industry. Revision 2: 2013
A safety checklist for those who purchase beverage dispense gas and/or manage gas cylinders in the cellar.
New cylinder valve outlet connections – Effect on cylinder equipment. Revision 2: 2013
Provides advice on the changes made to BS 341 valve outlet connections, including a reduction in pressure to 250 bar and 4 new connections for use between 250 bar to 300 bar and their association with the 'New European Valve Outlet Connection' system.
Handle gas cylinders safely. Information for customers handling gas cylinders. Revision 2: 2015
Provides information for customers to help those handling large gas cylinders do so in a safer manner.
Gas Cylinders - Decanting Gases. Revision 2: 2015
Decanting gases is a specialist activity requiring competent people with the appropriate expertise and suitable equipment. Getting it wrong carries a risk of fatality, serious personal injury, property damage or affecting the quality of the end product. This document provides guidance on which regulations are to be followed and the hazards involved.
Model risk assessment for the storage and use of gas cylinders for oxy-fuel applications. Revision 1: 2015.
This document lays out a model risk assessment. Included are a series of tabulated risk assessment sheets which address the main aspects of the storage, transportation and use of oxygen / fuel cylinders. A copy is also provided in a format that allows the user to modify the contents to suit their specific needs.
Where this document is downloaded as an Excel Spreadsheet, the user has the option of amending the contents and, as such, it is beyond the direct control of the BCGA. In this situation, the user takes full responsibility for the contents of the document.
Please see the TIS 15 below to download the amendable Excel Spreadsheet.
Model risk assessments for the storage and use of gas cylinders for oxy - fuel applications (Excel spreadsheet). Revision 1: 2015.
The model risk assessment available to download in an Excel Spreadsheet format.
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