Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Learn about the hazards of compressed gas cylinders and how to label, store, handle, and transport them.

UL Solutions
Updated Jun 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Identify common and unique hazards while working with compressed gas cylinders
  • Follow proper identification requirements, including labeling and color coding
  • Describe storage techniques of compressed gas cylinders, such as segregation, securing and signage
  • Recall proper handling, transportation and use of compressed gas cylinders
Course Description

You do not want to be near a rocket or fragmentation bomb when it goes off. Well, that is what a compressed gas cylinder may become if used improperly. The course will teach you about the hazards of these highly pressurized containers, how they must be labeled, and how they must be stored, handled and transported to prevent leaks, burns and explosions. Ideal learners include employees who work with or around compressed gas cylinders.