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EIGA 132/22 – Unmanned airgas plants: Design and operation

17/05/2022 News

EIGA has issued this revised publication.  A revision of EIGA 132/15. Summary: It has been written to address issues relating to the increasing number of air gas production facilities that are run unmanned or remotely operated.  The purpose of this publication is to provide guidelines for the design, operation, and maintenance of a plant that […]

EIGA 80/22 – Handling gas container emergencies

17/05/2022 News

EIGA has issued this revised publication.  A revision of EIGA 80/14. Summary: It describes the special requirements and techniques used in handling emergencies involving gas containers.  It is intended to be a practical guide for the use of technically competent and trained practitioners. This publication can be viewed or downloaded on the EIGA Website by […]

EIGA 39/22 – The safe preparation of gas mixtures

17/05/2022 News

EIGA has issued this revised publication.  A revision of EIGA 39/14. Summary: It sets out the basic requirements to ensure that gas mixtures are manufactured safely. 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 address: www.eiga.eu. 17 […]

IMechE Event on Pressure Systems

17/05/2022 News

Event: Certification of Pressure Systems Equipment Tuesday 14 June 2022 IMechE, One Birdcage Walk, London www.imeche.org/certification Changes to the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations will impact on our industry. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has set up this event to inform on the changes and to allow debate with the Regulators and industry experts, including […]

DfT Authorisation 1007 – Extension for the remote delivery of dangerous goods training

17/05/2022 News

DfT Authorisations 992 and 1007 allow Dangerous Goods Driver Training (DGDT), including both theory and individual practical elements required under ADR Chapter 8.2, to be delivered remotely to candidates who are applying for or refreshing an ADR Driver Training Certificate in line with the provisions set out in ADR Chapter 8.2. The Department of Transport (DfT) has authorised a further extension […]

BCGA issue revision to Code of Practice 35 – Filling ratios and developed pressures for liquefied and compressed gases.

12/05/2022 News

ADR sets out the maximum filling ratios and filling requirements for liquefied and compressed gases.  This Code of Practice specifies a range of filling ratios and developed pressures that may be used when filling, selecting or designing pressure receptacles of above 0.5 litre water capacity for carriage of liquefied or compressed gases by road or […]

BCGA issue revision to Technical Information Sheet 38 (TIS38)

06/05/2022 News

Moving gas cylinders and bundles within the workplace. Revision 1: 2022 Provides information on the different methods available to safely carry out the movement of gas cylinders and bundles. TIS38 can be downloaded free of charge from the publications page of the website. 6 May 2022

BCGA issue new Guidance Document 48 (GN48)

25/04/2022 News

Type Approval and Conformity Assessment of Transportable Pressure Equipment in the UK Clarification of the legislation in the UK for transportable pressure equipment, including the various type approval and conformity assessment requirements. GN48 – Type Approval and Conformity Assessment of Transportable Pressure Equipment in the UK can be downloaded from the publications area of the […]