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November 20, 2012

Safe Practices with Pressurized Containers

Tanks for compressed gases are so common that it's very easy to take them for granted and forget that they can be extremely dangerous in several ways. But workers often take pressurized containers for granted, and may handle them roughly or place them in areas and positions that are inherently unsafe. They may also miss signs of danger, such as cracks, broken regulators and valves and other damage to the tanks and any piping associated with them.

 The safety experts at Safety Management Group have prepared an excellent article on safe use and storage of gas cylinders. Read the article here, then browse gas cylinder safety signs here.

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