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What regulations apply – with respect to gases

We have prepared a brief overview relating to each of the key regulations that apply when using gases. Please click on the links on the left for more information.

Risk Assessments (The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999)

Correct and suitable PPE (Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 2002)

Provide and maintain safe work equipment (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998)

Safe movement of cylinders, vessels and dewars (Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, amended 2002)

Venting relief valves (Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005)

Assess the potential risks from gases (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002)

Assess the risks when using fuel gases (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002)

The transportation of cylinders by road (Carriage of Dangerous Goods [ADR] 2009)

Oxygen deficiency (Confined Space Regulations 1997)

Safe use of pressure systems i.e. Cryogenic vessels or manifold systems (Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000)

The law (Health And Safety At Work Act 1974 etc) requires you to provide whatever training, instruction and information is needed to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of your employees.


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