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HSE Safety Alert – Gas Detectors

HSE Safety Alert – Gas Detectors

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued a Safety Alert highlighting the risk of misleading gas detection readings associated with the use of sampling tubes with pumped gas detectors.

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British Cryogenic Council – Cluster Day 2020

British Cryogenic Council – Cluster Day 2020

The British Cryogenics Council (BCC) have opened registration for their Cluster Day on 10 September 2020.

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BEIS Guidance for placing goods on the market from 2021

BEIS Guidance for placing goods on the market from 2021

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published guidance for placing goods on the market from 1 January 2021.

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BCGA Code of Practice 31 - The safe storage and use of cylinders on mobile workshops and service vehicles

BCGA Code of Practice 31 - The safe storage and use of cylinders on mobile workshops and service vehicles

BCGA issue Revision 5: 2020 to CP31

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HSE - RR1159 - International Association for Hydrogen Safety ‘Research Priorities Workshop’, September 2018, Buxton, UK

HSE - RR1159 - International Association for Hydrogen Safety ‘Research Priorities Workshop’, September 2018, Buxton, UK

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have published this report.

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Liquid Gas UK issue Summer Edition of their ‘Source’ magazine

Liquid Gas UK issue Summer Edition of their ‘Source’ magazine

Source Magazine - Summer 2020 - Issue 5

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BCGA issue Code of Practice 48 - The safe filling of third-party owned and/or maintained tanks

BCGA issue Code of Practice 48 - The safe filling of third-party owned and/or maintained tanks

CP 48 is a new document.

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BCGA Guidance Note 41 - Separation distances in the gases industry

BCGA Guidance Note 41 - Separation distances in the gases industry

This is a new document

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BCGA Technical Report 3 - Replacement substances for the cleaning of oxygen system components

BCGA Technical Report 3 - Replacement substances for the cleaning of oxygen system components

BCGA issue Revision 2: 2020 to Technical Report 3

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PRESS RELEASE: Trade body calls for outright retail ban of Nitrous Oxide

PRESS RELEASE: Trade body calls for outright retail ban of Nitrous Oxide

The trade body representing the UK's compressed gases industry is calling on the Government to tackle escalating misuse of Nitrous Oxide among young people.

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EIGA Position Paper 44/20 – Sumitomo Precision Products fabricated brazed aluminium heat exchangers

EIGA Position Paper 44/20 – Sumitomo Precision Products fabricated brazed aluminium heat exchangers

EIGA has published this new document.

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BCGA  Leaflet 13 - Medical gases. Medical oxygen in a vehicle.

BCGA Leaflet 13 - Medical gases. Medical oxygen in a vehicle.

BCGA issue Revision 3: 2020 to Leaflet 13.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 36/20 – Analysis of fire incidents in homecare oxygen therapy based on data review and literature

EIGA Technical Bulletin 36/20 – Analysis of fire incidents in homecare oxygen therapy based on data review and literature

EIGA has published this new document.

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EIGA 231/20 – Response to operational issues in acetylene plants

EIGA 231/20 – Response to operational issues in acetylene plants

EIGA has published this new document.

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EIGA 230/20 – Safe catalyst handling in HyCO plants

EIGA 230/20 – Safe catalyst handling in HyCO plants

EIGA has published this new document.

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EIGA 185/20 – Safe start up and shutdown practices for steam reformers

EIGA 185/20 – Safe start up and shutdown practices for steam reformers

EIGA has published this revised document. A revision of EIGA 185/14.

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EIGA 147/20 – Safe practices guide for cryogenic air separation plants

EIGA 147/20 – Safe practices guide for cryogenic air separation plants

EIGA has published this revised document. A revision of EIGA 147/13.

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EIGA 144/20 – Safe use of aluminium-structured packing for oxygen distillation

EIGA 144/20 – Safe use of aluminium-structured packing for oxygen distillation

EIGA has published this revised document. A revision of EIGA 144/13.

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PRESS RELEASE: New BCGA chief executive sets out vision for the future

PRESS RELEASE: New BCGA chief executive sets out vision for the future

The new chief executive of the British Compressed Gases Association has set out future plans for the national trade body.

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BCGA Leaflet 11 – Safety checks for cryogenic tanks

BCGA Leaflet 11 – Safety checks for cryogenic tanks

BCGA issue Revision 2: 2020 to Leaflet 11 which outlines some daily safety checks that users responsible for cryogenic tanks are to carry out. These are independent of safety checks which gas supply companies' drivers will conduct at delivery times.

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SAFed Fact Sheet 1, Potential hazards from water hammer and risks from failures at dead legs.

SAFed Fact Sheet 1, Potential hazards from water hammer and risks from failures at dead legs.

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have published Edition 2 of Fact Sheet 1.

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SAFed PSG 15 Guidelines for competent person. Repairs or modifications to pressure systems.

SAFed PSG 15 Guidelines for competent person. Repairs or modifications to pressure systems.

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have published Edition 3 of PSG 15.

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BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 42, Implementation of EIGA carbon dioxide standards

BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 42, Implementation of EIGA carbon dioxide standards

Revision 3: 2020 has been issued for CP42 which implements the documents published by the European Industrial Gases Association to provide a basis for quality assurance of the carbon dioxide (CO2) supply chain in a consistent manner and to ensure measures for verification are adopted and maintained across UK industry.

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BCGA issue Guidance Note 29, Medical gases. The management of medical oxygen in domiciliary use.

BCGA issue Guidance Note 29, Medical gases. The management of medical oxygen in domiciliary use.

This document covers the supply of medical oxygen for domiciliary use, supplied to patients in their home, care home or other domiciliary facility.

It includes advice to patients and carers, as well as healthcare professionals, on the initial actions to take should an incident occur with medical oxygen.

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SAFed PSG 01 - Guidelines on the periodicity of examinations

SAFed PSG 01 - Guidelines on the periodicity of examinations

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have published Issue 3 of PSG 01.

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BCGA publishes Brexit Update Blog

BCGA publishes Brexit Update Blog

In this month's blog, BCGA CEO Ellen Daniels provides an update on Brexit, including an update on the progress of negotiations and BCGA's work with Government on the future of transport, standards and chemical regulations post-Brexit.

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DfT Authorisation 948 –  The testing of pressure relief valves fitted to LPG tankers

DfT Authorisation 948 – The testing of pressure relief valves fitted to LPG tankers

The Department for Transport (DfT) have issued Revision 1 to Authorisation 948.

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EIGA document 137/20 Environmental Aspects of Decommissioning

EIGA document 137/20 Environmental Aspects of Decommissioning

EIGA have issued the above document.

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EIGA document 178/20 Environmental Aspects of Standardisation

EIGA document 178/20 Environmental Aspects of Standardisation

This EIGA document was previously published as EIGA 917/08 and was available only to EIGA members. It is now being republished to make it available to non members.

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EIGA document 167/20 Methodology to Establish a Product Carbon Footprint

EIGA document 167/20 Methodology to Establish a Product Carbon Footprint

EIGA have issued the above document as a result of their members receiving more and more requests for the "carbon footprint" of  their products.

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EIGA document 112/20 Environmental Impacts of Nitrous Oxide Plants

EIGA document 112/20 Environmental Impacts of Nitrous Oxide Plants

EIGA have issued the above document.

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EIGA document 101/20 The Carbon Dioxide Industry and the Environment

EIGA document 101/20 The Carbon Dioxide Industry and the Environment

EIGA have issued the above document.

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SAFed PSG 21 - Guidelines for Competent Persons involved in witnessing of Pressure Tests. Pressure Testing Guidance

SAFed PSG 21 - Guidelines for Competent Persons involved in witnessing of Pressure Tests. Pressure Testing Guidance

The Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have published this new document

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BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 27

BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 27

Revision 1: 2020 has been issued for TIS 27 which provides guidance when carrying out a risk assessment on the specific hazards associated with using dewars containing liquid nitrogen.

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BCGA Launches Monthly Blog

BCGA Launches Monthly Blog

BCGA has today launched its first in a monthly blog series, which will detail recent BCGA activity, analyse key industry issues, and outline some of the key events for the association going forward.

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DfT Authorisation 948 - The testing of PRVs fitted to LPG road tankers

DfT Authorisation 948 - The testing of PRVs fitted to LPG road tankers

The Department or Transport (DfT) have published Authorisation 948.

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EIGA 229/20 – Guidance for manual handling activities of cylinders

EIGA 229/20 – Guidance for manual handling activities of cylinders

EIGA has published this new document.

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EIGA 195/20 – Safe design and operation of on-site generation of oxygen 93% for medical use

EIGA 195/20 – Safe design and operation of on-site generation of oxygen 93% for medical use

EIGA has published this revised document. A revision of EIGA 195/15.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 35/20 – COVID-19 - Multilateral Agreement M326 - Periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2

EIGA Technical Bulletin 35/20 – COVID-19 - Multilateral Agreement M326 - Periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2

EIGA has published this new document.

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Multilateral Agreement – Extension to the periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles

Multilateral Agreement – Extension to the periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has signed:

For road: Multilateral Agreement M326 - Under section 1.5.1 of ADR concerning the periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2


For rail: Multilateral Special Agreement RID 3/2020 - under section 1.5.1 of RID concerning the periodic inspection and test of pressure receptacles for the carriage of gases of Class 2

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EIGA Safety Information Transport 12/20 – In-vehicle distraction management

EIGA Safety Information Transport 12/20 – In-vehicle distraction management

EIGA has published this new document.

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EIGA Safety Information 38/20 Rev – Abuse of nitrous oxide for recreational inhalation

EIGA Safety Information 38/20 Rev – Abuse of nitrous oxide for recreational inhalation

EIGA has published a revision to this document.

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EIGA 102.1/20 – Listing of safety audit / assessment tools

EIGA 102.1/20 – Listing of safety audit / assessment tools

EIGA has published this document.

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EIGA 228/20 – Use of quality risk management for preparation of validation protocols for medicinal gas cylinder filling

EIGA 228/20 – Use of quality risk management for preparation of validation protocols for medicinal gas cylinder filling

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA 102.6/20 – Safety audit / Assessment tool acetylene plant and cylinder filling

EIGA 102.6/20 – Safety audit / Assessment tool acetylene plant and cylinder filling

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 102/03 Appendix C5.

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EIGA 164/20 – Safe handling of liquid carbon dioxide containers that have lost pressure

EIGA 164/20 – Safe handling of liquid carbon dioxide containers that have lost pressure

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 164/10.

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Multilateral Agreements – Extensions to Driver Training certificates and Safety Advisor Certificates

Multilateral Agreements – Extensions to Driver Training certificates and Safety Advisor Certificates

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has signed and published:

For road: Multilateral Agreement M324. Driver training certificates in accordance with 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR and safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of ADR

For rail: Multilateral Agreement RID 1-2020. Concerning safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of RID

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NEWSFLASH: Updated Covid-19 Guidance for BCGA Members

NEWSFLASH: Updated Covid-19 Guidance for BCGA Members

In light of the fast-moving developments relating to covid-19, the BCGA has been working on updating the guidance issued on the 3rd March.

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EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 13/20 - Organisation –

EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 13/20 - Organisation –

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA SI HF 13/12.

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EIGA Safety Information 27/20 - Operation of transportable vacuum insulated containers for industrial and medical gases

EIGA Safety Information 27/20 - Operation of transportable vacuum insulated containers for industrial and medical gases

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA SI 27/11.

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EIGA 224/20 - Static vacuum insulated cryogenic vessels operation and inspection

EIGA 224/20 - Static vacuum insulated cryogenic vessels operation and inspection

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 224/19.

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EIGA 87/20 - Conversion of cryogenic transport tanks to oxygen service

EIGA 87/20 - Conversion of cryogenic transport tanks to oxygen service

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 87/07.

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BCGA issue revision to Leaflet 16

BCGA issue revision to Leaflet 16

This is revision 1.

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IMechE Seminars on HVAC & Pressure Systems

IMechE Seminars on HVAC & Pressure Systems

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - www.imeche.org - are holding seminars on HVAC Engineering and on Quality and Competence in Pressure Systems

HVAC Engineering: Design, Commissioning and Operational Considerations for Large Infrastructure - 3-4 March 2020, London

Quality and Competence in Pressure Systems - 10 March 2020, Newcastle

A discount is available for BCGA members.

 

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 16/20 – “-40 °C” mark on cylinders / valves

EIGA Technical Bulletin 16/20 – “-40 °C” mark on cylinders / valves

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA TB 16/16.

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EIGA 126/20 – Minimum specifications for food gas applications

EIGA 126/20 – Minimum specifications for food gas applications

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 126/18.

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EIGA 100/20 – Hydrogen cylinders and transport vessels

EIGA 100/20 – Hydrogen cylinders and transport vessels

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 100/11.

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BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 4 - Gas supply and distribution systems (excluding acetylene)

BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 4 - Gas supply and distribution systems (excluding acetylene)

This is Revision 5.

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HSE INDG 143 – Manual handling at work. A brief guide

HSE INDG 143 – Manual handling at work. A brief guide

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued this revised publication - Revision 4.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 34/20 – Acetylene plant safe operating pressures and temperatures

EIGA Technical Bulletin 34/20 – Acetylene plant safe operating pressures and temperatures

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 05/20 – Recommended method for the determination of hydrocarbons in gas cylinders

EIGA Technical Bulletin 05/20 – Recommended method for the determination of hydrocarbons in gas cylinders

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA Technical Bulletin 05/12.

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EIGA Safety Information 25/20 – Handling of cylinders using a crane

EIGA Safety Information 25/20 – Handling of cylinders using a crane

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA Safety information 25/12.

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EIGA 227/20 – Unique Device Identifier (UDI) for medical devices used in the gas industry

EIGA 227/20 – Unique Device Identifier (UDI) for medical devices used in the gas industry

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA 226/20 – Best available techniques for acetylene production

EIGA 226/20 – Best available techniques for acetylene production

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA 169/19 – Classification and labelling guide in accordance with EC Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP Regulation)

EIGA 169/19 – Classification and labelling guide in accordance with EC Regulation 1272/2008 (CLP Regulation)

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 169/17.

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EIGA 140/18 – Code of Practice – Compressed fluorine and mixtures with inert gases

EIGA 140/18 – Code of Practice – Compressed fluorine and mixtures with inert gases

EIGA has issued this amended publication. A revision of EIGA 140/18.

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EIGA Safety Information 38/20 – Abuse of nitrous oxide for recreational inhalation

EIGA Safety Information 38/20 – Abuse of nitrous oxide for recreational inhalation

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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PRESS RELEASE: Trade body calls for investment in hydrogen to broaden customer choice in green vehicles

PRESS RELEASE: Trade body calls for investment in hydrogen to broaden customer choice in green vehicles

A national trade body is calling on the Government to invest in the UK's gas refuelling infrastructure, to broaden customer access to hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.

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EIGA - EIGAzette 55 – January 2020

EIGA - EIGAzette 55 – January 2020

EIGA has issued a new edition of the EIGAzette: EIGAzette 55 - January 2020

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 07/20 – Cylinders that reach the end of retest period or service life at customer sites

EIGA Technical Bulletin 07/20 – Cylinders that reach the end of retest period or service life at customer sites

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA TB 07/18.

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EIGA 177/20 – Medical gases cylinders - Colour coding

EIGA 177/20 – Medical gases cylinders - Colour coding

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 177/13

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EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 12/20 – Task – Human factors in ergonomic design

EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 12/20 – Task – Human factors in ergonomic design

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA SI HF 12/12.

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EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 11/20 – Organisation – Safety culture

EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 11/20 – Organisation – Safety culture

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA SI HF 11/10.

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EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 10/20 – Organisation - Managing organisational change

EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 10/20 – Organisation - Managing organisational change

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 10/10.

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HSE – EH 40 – Edition 4 – Workplace exposure limits

HSE – EH 40 – Edition 4 – Workplace exposure limits

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have published a revision to EH40/2005 'Workplace exposure limits'.

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EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 10/20 – Organisation - Managing organisational change

EIGA Safety Information Human Factors 10/20 – Organisation - Managing organisational change

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 10/10.

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BCGA issue GN 39 - Medical gases. Responsible Person

BCGA issue GN 39 - Medical gases. Responsible Person

This is a new document

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EIGA 158/19 – Good homecare practice for oxygen therapy

EIGA 158/19 – Good homecare practice for oxygen therapy

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 158/09.

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EIGA Safety Leaflet 10/19 – Safe handling of cylinders

EIGA Safety Leaflet 10/19 – Safe handling of cylinders

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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BCGA issue TIS 47 - Manned security guarding

BCGA issue TIS 47 - Manned security guarding

This is a new document

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PRESS RELEASE: Agenda launched for British Compressed Gases Association’s industry conference

PRESS RELEASE: Agenda launched for British Compressed Gases Association’s industry conference

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has pulled together a comprehensive range of topics of appeal to a broad audience for its 2020 annual conference

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EIGA Position Paper 24/19 – Abuse of gases

EIGA Position Paper 24/19 – Abuse of gases

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA PP 24/08.

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EIGA Document 135/19 - Environmental auditing guide

EIGA Document 135/19 - Environmental auditing guide

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 135/12.

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EIGA Position Paper 18/19 - Transfilling of industrial, medical and food grade gas cylinders

EIGA Position Paper 18/19 - Transfilling of industrial, medical and food grade gas cylinders

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA PP 18/07.

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EIGA Position Paper 34/19 - Braille labelling of medicinal gas packages

EIGA Position Paper 34/19 - Braille labelling of medicinal gas packages

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA PP 34/11.

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EIGA Position Paper 37/19 - Certification by a Qualified Person and batch release

EIGA Position Paper 37/19 - Certification by a Qualified Person and batch release

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA PP 37/11.

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PRESS RELEASE: BCGA announces new CEO appointment

PRESS RELEASE: BCGA announces new CEO appointment

National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has appointed a new leader to build upon the successful legacy of retiring CEO, Doug Thornton

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BCGA issue Safety Alert 2 - Hydrogen and oxygen flames generated from electrolysis of water – Safety devices

BCGA issue Safety Alert 2 - Hydrogen and oxygen flames generated from electrolysis of water – Safety devices

Safety Alert 2 (SA 2) is a new publication

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EIGA Safety Information 37/19 – Controls on filling carbon dioxide cylinder packages

EIGA Safety Information 37/19 – Controls on filling carbon dioxide cylinder packages

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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HSE Safety Alert - Use of gas-fired oven cleaning equipment inside vehicles

HSE Safety Alert - Use of gas-fired oven cleaning equipment inside vehicles

HSE have published a Safety Alert which highlights safety issues with gas-fired oven cleaning equipment provided inside vehicles

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HSE Revised Guidance for Welding Fume

HSE Revised Guidance for Welding Fume

Following the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Safety Alert on managing welding fume issued in February 2019, HSE have now provided additional guidance.

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EIGA 176/19 – Safe practices for storage and handling of nitrous oxide

EIGA 176/19 – Safe practices for storage and handling of nitrous oxide

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 176/16.

This is a globally harmonised document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council.

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EIGA 148/19 – Stationary electric-motor-driven centrifugal liquid oxygen pumps

EIGA 148/19 – Stationary electric-motor-driven centrifugal liquid oxygen pumps

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 148/14.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 33/19 –Elemental impurity product risk assessment summary

EIGA Technical Bulletin 33/19 –Elemental impurity product risk assessment summary

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 06/19 – Use of copper beryllium alloy for medical VIPRs

EIGA Technical Bulletin 06/19 – Use of copper beryllium alloy for medical VIPRs

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA TB 06/12

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PRESS RELEASE: BCGA updates beverage dispense safety guidance

PRESS RELEASE: BCGA updates beverage dispense safety guidance

National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association has updated its guidance on the safe filling of gas cylinders for beverage dispense.

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EIGA 225/19 – Solvents for acetylene filling

EIGA 225/19 – Solvents for acetylene filling

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Safety Information – Transport Safety 11/19 – Transport safety information. Vehicle data management

EIGA Safety Information – Transport Safety 11/19 – Transport safety information. Vehicle data management

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Winter Seminar 2020

EIGA Winter Seminar 2020

Registration is now open for the EIGA 2020 Seminar and Training Course 

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BCGA issue Position Paper 04 - The use of atmospheric monitoring equipment at authorised testing facilities

BCGA issue Position Paper 04 - The use of atmospheric monitoring equipment at authorised testing facilities

BCGA position Paper 04 is a new document.

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EIGA Document 224/19 – Static vaccum insulated cryogenic vessels operation and inspection

EIGA Document 224/19 – Static vaccum insulated cryogenic vessels operation and inspection

EIGA has issued this new publication. It replaces EIGA Documents 114, 115 and 119.

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EIGA Safety Information Transport TS 10/19 – Recognition programmes

EIGA Safety Information Transport TS 10/19 – Recognition programmes

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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BCGA 2020 Conference bookings now open

BCGA 2020 Conference bookings now open

BCGA now taking bookings for the annual conference 2020

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 32/19 – Bulk liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon storage tanks at production sites – Inspection requirements.

EIGA Technical Bulletin 32/19 – Bulk liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon storage tanks at production sites – Inspection requirements.

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin.

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BCGA issue revision to TIS 30 - Working in reduced oxygen atmospheres.

BCGA issue revision to TIS 30 - Working in reduced oxygen atmospheres.

This is revision 2

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HSE Safety Alert - Catastrophic rupture of dead-leg pipe-work

HSE Safety Alert - Catastrophic rupture of dead-leg pipe-work

HSE have published a Safety Alert which highlights the increased risks of primary containment loss associated with dead-legs that may be present on process pipe-work

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Fuel Labelling for Road Vehicles

Fuel Labelling for Road Vehicles

A leaflet has been published detailing the range of labels used to identify the different types of fuel at vehicle filling stations.

There are new labels for gaseous fuels, Hydrogen, CNG, LNG and LPG.

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EIGA Environmental Newsletter 34/19 – Employee involvement in environmental activities.

EIGA Environmental Newsletter 34/19 – Employee involvement in environmental activities.

EIGA has issued this new Environmental Newsletter.

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PRESS RELEASE: New video goes behind the scenes with the world’s largest gas-powered double-decker fleet

PRESS RELEASE: New video goes behind the scenes with the world’s largest gas-powered double-decker fleet

National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has produced a new video, looking behind the scenes at a new generation of buses powered by compressed biogas.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 31/19 – MDR implementation – Consequences for Notified Bodies and impact on medical device industry.

EIGA Technical Bulletin 31/19 – MDR implementation – Consequences for Notified Bodies and impact on medical device industry.

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin.

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EIGA Position Paper 04/19 – Odorization of atmospheric gases.

EIGA Position Paper 04/19 – Odorization of atmospheric gases.

EIGA has issued this revised publication.

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BCGA issue revision to BCGA CP 32 - The safe filling of food gas cylinders for beverage dispense

BCGA issue revision to BCGA CP 32 - The safe filling of food gas cylinders for beverage dispense

This is revision 3.

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IMechE Seminars on Transport of Hazardous Goods & Pressure Systems

IMechE Seminars on Transport of Hazardous Goods & Pressure Systems

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) are holding seminars on transporting hazardous goods (24 September) and the lifecycle of pressure systems (1 October).
These include presentations from BCGA members.
A discount is available for BCGA members

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EIGA Document 222/19 – Guidelines for cleaning externally contaminated medical gas containers.

EIGA Document 222/19 – Guidelines for cleaning externally contaminated medical gas containers.

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Document 36/19 – Catalogue of control marks on cylinders.

EIGA Document 36/19 – Catalogue of control marks on cylinders.

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 36/12.

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EIGA Document 223/19 – Monitoring of process safety performance.

EIGA Document 223/19 – Monitoring of process safety performance.

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Document 182/19 – Pre-fill inspection of customer owned cylinders.

EIGA Document 182/19 – Pre-fill inspection of customer owned cylinders.

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 182/13

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EIGA Document 221/19 – Method for characterizing acceptance criteria due to mechanical impacts on composite cylinders.

EIGA Document 221/19 – Method for characterizing acceptance criteria due to mechanical impacts on composite cylinders.

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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PRESS RELEASE: BCGA adds 100th document to information library

PRESS RELEASE: BCGA adds 100th document to information library

National trade body The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has added the 100th guidance document to its comprehensive reference library.

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BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 20 - Medical gases. BCGA policy on colour coding. Revision 2: 2019

BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 20 - Medical gases. BCGA policy on colour coding. Revision 2: 2019

This is revision 2

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BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 41 – Cylinders provided for the return of waste ozone depleting substances, fluorinated gases and anhydrous ammonia

BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 41 – Cylinders provided for the return of waste ozone depleting substances, fluorinated gases and anhydrous ammonia

This is a new document

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BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 30 – The safe use of liquid nitrogen dewars

BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 30 – The safe use of liquid nitrogen dewars

This is Revision 3.

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BCGA issue TIS 46 - Transportable gas cylinders.  Valve life.

BCGA issue TIS 46 - Transportable gas cylinders. Valve life.

This is a new document

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BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 32 – Acetylene or propane (for welding, cutting and allied processes)

BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 32 – Acetylene or propane (for welding, cutting and allied processes)

This is Revision 2.

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EIGA Document 220/19 – Environmental guidelines for permitting hydrogen plants producing less than 2 tonnes per day.

EIGA Document 220/19 – Environmental guidelines for permitting hydrogen plants producing less than 2 tonnes per day.

EIGA has issued this new publication

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BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 37. Medical gases. Gas cylinder cleanliness standards. Revision 2: 2019

BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 37. Medical gases. Gas cylinder cleanliness standards. Revision 2: 2019

This is revision 2. 2019

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EIGA Document 180/19 – Design considerations and guidance for the safe use of medical gas VIPR.

EIGA Document 180/19 – Design considerations and guidance for the safe use of medical gas VIPR.

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of 180/13.

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BCGA issue revision to Guidance Note 20 – Guidance for BCGA training providers

BCGA issue revision to Guidance Note 20 – Guidance for BCGA training providers

This is Revision 2.

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Next BCGA President nominated

Next BCGA President nominated

We are pleased to advise that at the last BCGA Council meeting in May, Mrs Lucia Sainz, Managing Director of Air Liquide UK Ltd, accepted to be nominated to become the next BCGA President, and thereby to succeed Mr Tim Hulbert, of Busch UK Ltd.

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EIGA - EIGAzette 54 – May 2019

EIGA - EIGAzette 54 – May 2019

EIGA has issued a new edition of the EIGAzette: EIGAzette 54 - May 2019

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Multilateral Agreement 318 – Carriage of USA DoT cylinders

Multilateral Agreement 318 – Carriage of USA DoT cylinders

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has signed and published Multilateral Agreement M318 under section 1.5.1.1 of ADR.

Concerning the carriage of gases of class 2 in refillable pressure receptacles authorised by the United States of America, Department of Transportation, in relation to 1.1.4.2.

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EIGA Document 113/19 – Environmental impacts of transportation of gases.

EIGA Document 113/19 – Environmental impacts of transportation of gases.

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of Document 113/11.

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EIGA Document 85/19 – Noise management

EIGA Document 85/19 – Noise management

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 85/10.

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