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 Issue 3 of PSG 01.

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SAFed PSG 01 provides practical information on the recommended intervals between successive examinations of pressure systems undertaken in accordance with the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR). The Guidelines also provide information about the factors to be considered when assessing whether it is appropriate for an existing interval between successive examinations to be amended.

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