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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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EIGA Document 117/19 – Environmental impacts of customer installations

EIGA Document 117/19 – Environmental impacts of customer installations

EIGA has issued this revised publication. A revision of EIGA 117/11.

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EIGA Safety Information – Transport 09/19 – Vehicle specification and maintenance

EIGA Safety Information – Transport 09/19 – Vehicle specification and maintenance

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Environmental Newsletter 33/19 – Transport and environmental issues in the gases industry

EIGA Environmental Newsletter 33/19 – Transport and environmental issues in the gases industry

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 30/19 – Classification of medical device gases according to European medical device regulations

EIGA Technical Bulletin 30/19 – Classification of medical device gases according to European medical device regulations

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 44 - Human factors. 2019

BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 44 - Human factors. 2019

This is a new document.

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BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 21 – Medical gases.  BCGA policy on valve outlets

BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 21 – Medical gases. BCGA policy on valve outlets

BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 21 (TIS21). This is Revision 2

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EIGA Safety Information 32/19 – Restricted use of electronic cigarettes with oxygen therapy

EIGA Safety Information 32/19 – Restricted use of electronic cigarettes with oxygen therapy

EIGA has issued a revised publication. A revision of Safety Information 32/13.

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EIGA 219/19 – Guideline for validation of air separation unit and cargo transport unit filling for medical oxygen and medical nitrogen

EIGA 219/19 – Guideline for validation of air separation unit and cargo transport unit filling for medical oxygen and medical nitrogen

EIGA has issued a new Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council

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PRESS RELEASE: Surge in reported metal theft sparks trade body warning on the handling of gas cylinders

PRESS RELEASE: Surge in reported metal theft sparks trade body warning on the handling of gas cylinders

National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) is raising awareness of the procedures involved in handling returned gas cylinders.
The move comes in light of a reported surge in metal theft, featured recently in the UK media.

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EIGA Safety Information 21/19 – Cylinder valves - Design considerations

EIGA Safety Information 21/19 – Cylinder valves - Design considerations

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of Safety Information 21/13.

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EIGA Document 218/19 – Medicinal VIPR package – Lifetime performance of drug delivery device

EIGA Document 218/19 – Medicinal VIPR package – Lifetime performance of drug delivery device

EIGA has issued this new document.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 29/19 – Recommendations for pressure safety valve installation on transportable and static cryogenic equipment

EIGA Technical Bulletin 29/19 – Recommendations for pressure safety valve installation on transportable and static cryogenic equipment

EIGA has issued this new document.

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BCGA issue Guidance Note 26 – Medical gases. Selection and maintenance of seals used on high pressure cylinders

BCGA issue Guidance Note 26 – Medical gases. Selection and maintenance of seals used on high pressure cylinders

BCGA issue Guidance Note 26 (GN26). This is Revision 1.

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BCGA issue Guidance Note 40 - Medical gases. Quality management systems. Corrective and preventative actions

BCGA issue Guidance Note 40 - Medical gases. Quality management systems. Corrective and preventative actions

BCGA issue Guidance Note 40 (GN40). This is a new document.

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EIGA 102/19 – Audit guidelines

EIGA 102/19 – Audit guidelines

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA 102/03.

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HSE Research Report 1129

HSE Research Report 1129

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have published HSE Research Report 1129 - Buncefield Investigation: dispersion of the vapour cloud

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British Cryogenics Council - Cryogenic Cluster Day 2019

British Cryogenics Council - Cryogenic Cluster Day 2019

The British Cryogenics Council, Cryogenic Cluster Day will take place on 24 May 2019 near Oxford

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EIGA Safety Information - Human Factor 09/19 – Task shift worker fatigue - From working patterns and overtime

EIGA Safety Information - Human Factor 09/19 – Task shift worker fatigue - From working patterns and overtime

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA Safety Information HF 09/09.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 28/19 – Service life of valves with integrated pressure regulator (VIPRs) fitted to medical gas cylinders

EIGA Technical Bulletin 28/19 – Service life of valves with integrated pressure regulator (VIPRs) fitted to medical gas cylinders

EIGA has issued a new Technical Bulletin.

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HSIB Report on their ‘Investigation into the piped supply of medical air and oxygen'

HSIB Report on their ‘Investigation into the piped supply of medical air and oxygen'

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has released its report on their ‘Investigation into the piped supply of medical air and oxygen

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PRESS RELEASE: Trade body sets out the case for hydrogen in air pollution debate

PRESS RELEASE: Trade body sets out the case for hydrogen in air pollution debate

A national trade body is calling for more action to give public and private sector motorists access to hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, to tackle air pollution.

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EIGA Document 217/19 – Vacuum-jacketed piping in liquid oxygen service

EIGA Document 217/19 – Vacuum-jacketed piping in liquid oxygen service

EIGA has issued this new Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council.

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The British Cryogenics Council have published their latest Low Temperature News

The British Cryogenics Council have published their latest Low Temperature News

The British Cryogenics Council newsletter for Winter 2019 has been published.

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DfT Exception Notice 31

DfT Exception Notice 31

The Department for Transport (DfT), have published a revision to Exception Notice 31

Quick release valve assemblies for fire protection systems

 

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BCGA issue TIS 45 - Guidance for the protection of vehicle crew working in all weather conditions

BCGA issue TIS 45 - Guidance for the protection of vehicle crew working in all weather conditions

This is a new technical information sheet (TIS 45)

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BCGA publishes Code of Practice 16, The movement of static gas storage tanks by road - Revision 5: 2019

BCGA publishes Code of Practice 16, The movement of static gas storage tanks by road - Revision 5: 2019

This is revision 5: 2019

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HSE Safety Alert – Welding Fume

HSE Safety Alert – Welding Fume

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a Safety Alert following research that re-categorised all welding fumes (including mild steel) as carcinogenic.

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EIGA Document 216/19 – ICH Q3D risk assessment report – Elemental impurities in medicinal gases

EIGA Document 216/19 – ICH Q3D risk assessment report – Elemental impurities in medicinal gases

EIGA has issued this new publication.

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EIGA - EIGAzette 53 – January 2019

EIGA - EIGAzette 53 – January 2019

EIGA has issued a new edition of the EIGAzette: EIGAzette 53 - January 2019

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BCGA issue Guidance Note 24, The distribution, handling and cleaning of gas containers in a biosecurity environment.

BCGA issue Guidance Note 24, The distribution, handling and cleaning of gas containers in a biosecurity environment.

This is revision 1: 2019

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The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019

The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019

The Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2019 has been published and an electronic copy is available from the NCEC.

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IMechE Seminars for NDT and NIIT

IMechE Seminars for NDT and NIIT

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) are holding seminars on Non Destructive Testing (NDT) and Non Invasive Inspections Technologies (NIIT) on 14 March 2019 in Manchester.

A discount is available for BCGA members

 

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ADR 2019 – Published

ADR 2019 – Published

The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) for 2019, is applicable from 1st January 2019

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EIGA Document 06/19 – Safety in storage, handling and distribution of liquid hydrogen

EIGA Document 06/19 – Safety in storage, handling and distribution of liquid hydrogen

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of 06/02.

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BCGA issue TIS 9, Gas safety in the hospitality industry

BCGA issue TIS 9, Gas safety in the hospitality industry

This is Revision 3: 2018

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British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals - Newsletter

British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals - Newsletter

BADGP have published their quarterly newsletter for December 2018.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 27/18 – The Pressure Equipment Directive.  Periodic inspection and reassessment of static cryogenic vessels for use in the European Union

EIGA Technical Bulletin 27/18 – The Pressure Equipment Directive. Periodic inspection and reassessment of static cryogenic vessels for use in the European Union

EIGA has issued Technical Bulletin. It replaces EIGA Position Paper 09/09.

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EIGA Position Paper 26/18 – Filling of customer owned medical gas cylinders

EIGA Position Paper 26/18 – Filling of customer owned medical gas cylinders

EIGA has issued this revised publication.

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PRESS RELEASE: Trade body addresses safety, security and the environment at gas industry event

PRESS RELEASE: Trade body addresses safety, security and the environment at gas industry event

Safety, security and the environment take centre stage at the British Compressed Gases Association's (BCGA) 2019 annual conference, which takes place at The Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Worsley Park, Manchester, on Thursday, April 11.

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EIGA Document 215/18 – HYCO plant gas leak detection and response practices

EIGA Document 215/18 – HYCO plant gas leak detection and response practices

EIGA has issued a new Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council.

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EIGA Document 41/18 – Guidelines for sea transport of multiple element gas containers (MEGCS) and portable tanks for gases

EIGA Document 41/18 – Guidelines for sea transport of multiple element gas containers (MEGCS) and portable tanks for gases

EIGA has issued a revised Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council. A revision of EIGA Document 41/10.

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BCGA issue CP47 Revision 1: 2018 The safe use of individual portable or mobile cylinder gas supply equipment.

BCGA issue CP47 Revision 1: 2018 The safe use of individual portable or mobile cylinder gas supply equipment.

This is a revision to the document we published earlier this year. Revised to bring it in-line with the even more recently published CP 7.

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New appointments to BCGA Council

New appointments to BCGA Council

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has co-opted two leading female business leaders to its Council.

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New definitions for SI Units

New definitions for SI Units

The Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) has agreed to revise the International System of Units (SI Units).

The revised definitions are expected to come into force on 20 May 2019.

 

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HSIB Report into the ‘Design and safe use of portable oxygen systems’

HSIB Report into the ‘Design and safe use of portable oxygen systems’

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has released its report into the ‘Design and safe use of portable oxygen systems' 

 

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PRESS RELEASE: BCGA membership reaches landmark figure

PRESS RELEASE: BCGA membership reaches landmark figure

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has achieved a significant milestone in its membership figure.

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EIGA Document 61/18 – Safe use of gas cylinders in marine service

EIGA Document 61/18 – Safe use of gas cylinders in marine service

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA Document 61/12.

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EIGA Document 24/18 – Vacuum insulated cryogenic storage tank systems pressure protection devices

EIGA Document 24/18 – Vacuum insulated cryogenic storage tank systems pressure protection devices

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA Document 24/08.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 26/18 – Cryogeic flexible hoses

EIGA Technical Bulletin 26/18 – Cryogeic flexible hoses

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 25/18 – Transportation of gases in curtain sided vehicles

EIGA Technical Bulletin 25/18 – Transportation of gases in curtain sided vehicles

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin.

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EIGA Human Factors 08/18 – Task alarm management

EIGA Human Factors 08/18 – Task alarm management

EIGA has issued this revised Publication. A revision of EIGA HF 08/09.

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EIGA Human Factors 07/18 – Organisation – Communications on Safety

EIGA Human Factors 07/18 – Organisation – Communications on Safety

EIGA has issued this revised Publication. A revision of EIGA HF 07/09.

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BCGA 2019 conference bookings are now open

BCGA 2019 conference bookings are now open

BCGA now taking bookings for the annual conference 2019

 

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 4/18 - Lifetime of pre-1930 steel cylinders

EIGA Technical Bulletin 4/18 - Lifetime of pre-1930 steel cylinders

EIGA has issued this revised Technical Bulletin. A revision of EIGA TB 4/12.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 7/18 - Cylinders that become out of test at customer sites

EIGA Technical Bulletin 7/18 - Cylinders that become out of test at customer sites

EIGA has issued this revised Technical Bulletin. A revision of EIGA TB 7/12.

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UKLPG UIS 37 – Guidance for private ownership and filling of ‘freestanding’ liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders

UKLPG UIS 37 – Guidance for private ownership and filling of ‘freestanding’ liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders

The UKLPG has published this document.

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UKLPG UIS 26 – Guidance for operators of public liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) refuelling facilities on the filling of ‘freestanding’ LPG cylinders

UKLPG UIS 26 – Guidance for operators of public liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) refuelling facilities on the filling of ‘freestanding’ LPG cylinders

The UKLPG has published this document.

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PRESS RELEASE: BCGA completes major revision of key safety code for manufacturing/shipbuilding/technical education/vehicle repair/welding and fabrication sector

PRESS RELEASE: BCGA completes major revision of key safety code for manufacturing/shipbuilding/technical education/vehicle repair/welding and fabrication sector

The British Compressed Gases Association has completed a comprehensive review of one of its most widely consulted safety guidance codes

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HSE RR1137 - A health risk assessment of working in hypoxic atmospheres

HSE RR1137 - A health risk assessment of working in hypoxic atmospheres

HSE have published this report.

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BCGA issue Position Paper 02 - Recommendation for environmental guidelines to permit hydrogen plants producing upto 2 tonnes per day.

BCGA issue Position Paper 02 - Recommendation for environmental guidelines to permit hydrogen plants producing upto 2 tonnes per day.

BCGA Position Paper 02 (PP02) is a new document.

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BCGA issues revision to CP7 - The safe use of oxy-fuel gas equipment (individual portable or mobile cylinder supply)

BCGA issues revision to CP7 - The safe use of oxy-fuel gas equipment (individual portable or mobile cylinder supply)

This is revision 8

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BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 43 - Gas cylinder filling. Audit

BCGA issue Technical Information Sheet 43 - Gas cylinder filling. Audit

This is a new Technical Information Sheet (TIS 43)

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BCGA issue Code of Practice 41 – The design, construction, maintenance and operation of filling stations dispensing gaseous fuels

BCGA issue Code of Practice 41 – The design, construction, maintenance and operation of filling stations dispensing gaseous fuels

BCGA CP 41 has been revised. This is revision 2: 2018

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The British Cryogenics Council – Cryogenics Safety Manual

The British Cryogenics Council – Cryogenics Safety Manual

The British Cryogenics Council have published the 5th Edition of their Cryogenics Safety Manual

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EIGA Winter Seminar 2019 – Medical Gases

EIGA Winter Seminar 2019 – Medical Gases

Registration for the Seminar is now open for bookings

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EIGA Document 23/18 - Safety training of employees

EIGA Document 23/18 - Safety training of employees

EIGA has issued a revised Publication. A revision of EIGA 23/08.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 24/18 - Marking of tank containers with the reference holding time

EIGA Technical Bulletin 24/18 - Marking of tank containers with the reference holding time

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin.

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BCGA issue CP 43 - The safe filling of gas cylinders. Revision 1: 2018

BCGA issue CP 43 - The safe filling of gas cylinders. Revision 1: 2018

BCGA CP 43 has been revised. This is Revision 1.

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BCGA issue Technical Report 2 - Revision 2: 2018

BCGA issue Technical Report 2 - Revision 2: 2018

BCGA TR 2 has been revised. This is Revision 2.

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BCGA issue Technical Report 1 Revision 2: 2018

BCGA issue Technical Report 1 Revision 2: 2018

BCGA TR 1 has been revised. This is Revision 2.

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BCGA Issue TIS 10, Revision 3 - 2018

BCGA Issue TIS 10, Revision 3 - 2018

BCGA TIS 10 has been revised. This is Revision 3.

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PRESS RELEASE: Trade Body calls for welding industry vigilance on flashback arrestors

PRESS RELEASE: Trade Body calls for welding industry vigilance on flashback arrestors

National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) is urging the welding industry to be aware of the importance of using flashback arrestors on oxy-acetylene sets.

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EIGA Document 44/18 - Hazards of Oxygen-Deficient Atmospheres

EIGA Document 44/18 - Hazards of Oxygen-Deficient Atmospheres

EIGA has issued a revised Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council. A revision of EIGA 44/09.

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EIGA Safety Leaflet 02/18 – Hazard! Oxygen Enrichment

EIGA Safety Leaflet 02/18 – Hazard! Oxygen Enrichment

EIGA has issued a revised document. A revision of EIGA SL 02/11.

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EIGA Document 33/18 – Cleaning of equipment for oxygen service

EIGA Document 33/18 – Cleaning of equipment for oxygen service

EIGA has issued a revised Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council. A revision of EIGA Document 33/06.

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New Managing Director appointed to BCGA Member company 'Roadgas'

New Managing Director appointed to BCGA Member company 'Roadgas'

BCGA member company 'Roadgas' in Nottingham has recently appointed David Rix

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HSE EH40 – Edition 3 – 2018 – Workplace Exposure Limits

HSE EH40 – Edition 3 – 2018 – Workplace Exposure Limits

HSE have published Edition 3 of HSE EH40.

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EIGA Training Bulletin 23/18 – Checklist of compliance to new or modified requirements of EN ISO 7396-1:2016 standard

EIGA Training Bulletin 23/18 – Checklist of compliance to new or modified requirements of EN ISO 7396-1:2016 standard

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin.

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EIGA 122/18 – Environmental Impacts of Hydrogen Plants

EIGA 122/18 – Environmental Impacts of Hydrogen Plants

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA 122/11.

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EIGA 126/18 – Minimum specifications for food gas applications

EIGA 126/18 – Minimum specifications for food gas applications

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA 126/11.

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EIGA 68/18 – Prevention of carbon dioxide backfeed contamination

EIGA 68/18 – Prevention of carbon dioxide backfeed contamination

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA 68/08.

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EIGA General Secretary Announcement July 2018

EIGA General Secretary Announcement July 2018

EIGA have appointed a new General Secretary

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BCGA issue CP42 - Implementation of EIGA carbon dioxide standards. Revision 2: 2018

BCGA issue CP42 - Implementation of EIGA carbon dioxide standards. Revision 2: 2018

BCGA CP 42 has been revised. This is Revision 2.

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EIGA Safety Information 19/18 – Nitrogen hazards in cryosaunas

EIGA Safety Information 19/18 – Nitrogen hazards in cryosaunas

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA Safety Information 19/08.

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EIGA 162/18 – Code of Practice - Phosphine

EIGA 162/18 – Code of Practice - Phosphine

EIGA has issued this revised Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council. A revision of EIGA 162/10.

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EIGA 150/18 – Guidelines for safe and hygienic handling of dry ice

EIGA 150/18 – Guidelines for safe and hygienic handling of dry ice

EIGA has issued this revised document. A revision of EIGA 150/08.

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EIGA 163/18 – Code of Practice - Arsine

EIGA 163/18 – Code of Practice - Arsine

EIGA has issued this revised Globally Harmonised Document prepared under the supervision of the International Harmonisation Council. A revision of EIGA 163/10.

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EIGA Technical Bulletin 22/18 – Cylinders and Valves - Pressure Definitions

EIGA Technical Bulletin 22/18 – Cylinders and Valves - Pressure Definitions

EIGA has issued this new Technical Bulletin

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BCGA issue GN 23 - Gas safety.  Information, instruction and training. Revision 1: 2018

BCGA issue GN 23 - Gas safety. Information, instruction and training. Revision 1: 2018

This publication provides information on the topics which should be covered when considering gas safety training in the workplace. It is primarily for management and supervisors of personnel who either store, handle, use or transport gas cylinders and cryogenic gases.

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USA CGA Compressions Magazine - June 2018

USA CGA Compressions Magazine - June 2018

The USA Compressed Gases Association (CGA) has published their latest Compressions Magazine [Volume 35, No. 2, June 2018].

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EIGA 184/18 – Methods to prevent the premature activation of relief devices on transport tanks

EIGA 184/18 – Methods to prevent the premature activation of relief devices on transport tanks

EIGA has issued this revised document:   A revision of EIGA 184/14.



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