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BCGA issue revision to Leaflet 1 – The carriage of small quantities of gas cylinders

04/08/2021 Publications

Highlights the legal and basic safety requirements for transporting small quantities of gas cylinders on a vehicle whilst at work and provides sound advice if transporting gas cylinders for personal use.

Trade body offers support for self-isolation exemption process

02/08/2021 Press Release

The British Compressed Gases Association has issued guidance to its members on the government's self-isolation exemption application process.

BCGA issue new Leaflet 21 – Cryogenic installations. Managing ice build-up

21/07/2021 Publications

This leaflet outlines the problems associated with an increasing quantity of ice formation within a cryogenic installation and provides a methodology for safely removing the ice.

Multilateral Agreements – Carriage of Butadienes and Hydrocarbon Mixture, stabilized of Class 2

12/07/2021 News

The UK Department for Transport (DfT), as the UK Competent Authority, signed, on 12 July 2021, the following Multilateral Agreements.

EIGA Newsletter – June 2021

01/07/2021 News Publications

The European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) have published their latest newsletter.

EIGA 153/21 – Best practice and safe use of medicinal nitrous oxide

01/07/2021 News Publications

This document aims to promote the safe use of medicinal nitrous oxide (N2O) and N2O mixtures and to raise awareness on the misuse of these medicinal products.

EIGA 170/21 – Safe design and operation of cryogenic enclosures

01/07/2021 News Publications

Cryogenic processes often operate inside enclosures that insulate the process equipment and interconnecting piping from ambient air and temperature.

EIGA 123/21 – Code of Practice Acetylene

01/07/2021 News Publications

The EIGA Acetylene Code of Practice covers the basic requirements for the safe design and maintenance of acetylene plants as well as customer installations.