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BCGA Conference – Thursday 28 April 2022

12/01/2022 Events

The next BCGA Conference will be held on Thursday 28th April 2022 at The Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, Manchester.

BCGA Members Awards Submission Form

11/11/2021 News

The BCGA Member Awards are completely free to enter. Complete the submission form before Tuesday 1st March 2022.

EIGA 62/22 – Methods to avoid and detect internal corrosion of gas cylinders and tubes

17/01/2022 News

EIGA has published this revised document.  A revision of EIGA 62/14. Summary: This publication provides guidance to help prevent and detect internal corrosion of compressed gas cylinders and tubes. This publication can be viewed or downloaded on the EIGA Website by clicking here. You can view or download many other EIGA publications at the following […]

EIGA 134/21 – Potentially explosive atmospheres EU Directive 1999/92/EC

17/01/2022 News

EIGA has published this revised document.  A revision of EIGA 134/12. Summary: EU Directive 1999/92/EC, on minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres, also known as ATEX 137, defines the minimum requirements to protect workers from potentially explosive atmospheres. This publication has been issued to […]

EIGA 193/21 – Guidance for safety and reliability of oxygen self-fill systems

17/01/2022 News

EIGA has published this revised document.  A revision of EIGA 193/14. Summary: Provides guidance on these systems in a home environment with high pressure oxygen and provides advice to the manufacturers, designers, purchasers, homecare service providers, users (patients or care givers) and prescribers. This publication can be viewed or downloaded on the EIGA Website by […]

SI 2022 No.8 – Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Amendment) Regulations 2022

17/01/2022 News

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has laid before Parliament an amendment to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 The amendment comes into force on 6 April 2022.  https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2022/8/contents/made HSE provide general advice on personal protective equipment at https://www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/ppe.htm HSE provide supporting information for the amendment Regulation at:  https://www.hse.gov.uk/ppe/index.htm 17 January 2022

BCGA issue new GN45 – Dangerous Goods Advisor

12/01/2022 News

Sets out the purpose, role and duties of a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor, with an emphasis on Class 2 (gases) dangerous goods. Guidance Note 45 – Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor. 2022 can be downloaded from the publications area of the website. 12 January 2022

BCGA Shortlisted for the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2022

06/01/2022 News

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) is delighted to have been shortlisted in five categories at the prestigious Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards. The categories are Campaign of the Year, Leadership, Rising Star, Good Governance and the Corporate Social Responsibility Award. Now in its nineteenth year, the prestigious Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice […]