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Document ID (ISN)69346
CIS number 97-1146
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0680-5
Year 1997
Convention or series no. HSG 139
Health and Safety Executive
Title The safe use of compressed gases in welding, flame cutting and allied processes
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1997. v, 69p. Illus. 84 ref. Price: GBP 11.50.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide usable for training purposes: processes and equipment used in gas welding and cutting; fire, explosion and other hazards (use of fuel gases and oxygen); design, construction and provision of equipment; storage and handling of gas cylinders; personal protective equipment; safe operating procedures; fire precautions; maintenance, examination and testing of equipment. In appendix: legal requirements and enforcement arrangements.
Descriptors (primary) compressed gases; pressurized gas systems; United Kingdom; training material; fire protection; welding and cutting; explosion protection
Descriptors (secondary) flexible tubing; valves; gas cylinders; handling and storage; blowpipes; safety guides; training manuals; preventive maintenance; personal protective equipment; safe working methods; legislation; fuel gases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Welding and cutting
Compressed gases and pressure vessels