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 Safety Assessment Federation (SAFed) have published Edition 2 of Fact Sheet 1.

The original Safed FS1 issued in 1997 covered the potential for water hammer failures in steam system pipework resulting into serious and several fatal injuries. Following a number of recent incidents, this information has been updated and extended to cover the potential risks at dead legs.

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