This publication provides guidance on assessing the competency of personnel who are required to undertake periodic inspection and testing of gas cylinders. It explains the regulatory background and then provides extensive information on conducting an appropriate assessment.

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

The Authorisation details the testing requirements for pressure relief valves fitted to LPG road tankers.

DfT Authorisation 948, Revision 1, corrects two entries in the schedules and includes a new provision to cover occasions when the scheduled intermediate inspection has been missed. The revision also allows for an inspection body to check the pressure relief valves for satisfactory operation if considered necessary.