Industrial Safety Training Institute | Safety Tips For Cylinder

Here are Some Safety tips for transport gas cylinders safely by Fire and Safety Institute (NIIFS)

Noble Institute of Industrial fire Engg & Safety Mangement

  • Ensure the cylinder contents are clearly labeled.
  • Ensure the cylinder valve is in the fully closed position.
  • Use valve protection caps before moving.
  • Use cylinder dollies or other mechanical lifting devices to move the cylinders to the vehicle.
  • Never drop the cylinders or allow things to bang into them.
  • An open vehicle or trailer is preferred.
  • Transporting the cylinders in an upright position is always preferred.
  • Try to limit the number of cylinders that you are transporting.
  • Secure the cylinders in the vehicle or trailer to prevent movement during transit.

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