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BCGA issues revision for Code of Practice surrounding safe storage of gas cylinders

The British Compressed Gases Association has published a revised Code of Practice which defines the principles of safe practice for the storage of gas cylinders and bundles. Read More

Shell fined after worker severely injured when hit by cylinder

Shell UK Limited has been fined 60k for health and safety breaches on the Brent Delta offshore installation. Read More

£160k fine for putting lives at risk

A speciality gas company from the Midlands has been fined after an employee was overcome by vapour whilst disposing of redundant gas bottles. Read More

Workers suffered severe leg injuries in gas cylinder accident

An engineering company has been sentenced after two employees were seriously injured while disposing of old gas cylinders at the company’s site in Hull. Read More

£173,000 in fines and costs for Kemble Air Services following fire chief’s death

An airport has been fined over the death of its fire chief, who was killed when he was struck by a 5ft high, 10-stone high-pressure gas cylinder, which unexpectedly discharged. Read More

Explosion severed worker’s leg, court hears

A worker filling gas cylinders had his leg severed below the knee when a faulty cylinder he was filling exploded at Guardian Gas Ltd, Brynmenyn Industrial Estate, Bridgend. Read More

Cotswold Airport’s owner found guilty of safety breaches following fire chief’s death

The owner of Cotswold Airport has been found guilty of safety breaches following the death of the airport's fire chief, who was killed when he was struck by a 5ft high, 10-stone high-pressure gas cylinder, which unexpectedly discharged. Read More



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