2023 – Starting The New Year Safe

As we all start the new year, let’s make sure safety is our top business resolution. CGA has a variety of resources available to help you promote safety in the handling, storage, and use of compressed gases.

Cylinder Safety Tips

10 Tips For Cylinder Safety

Compressed gas cylinders are used to store gases at high pressures. They can be dangerous if not handled properly, as they can explode or leak if damaged. Learn 10 tips for handling compressed gas cylinders safely.

Publication Spotlight: CGA P-56, Cryogenic Vaporization Systems—Prevention of Brittle Fracture of Equipment and Piping

In December 2022, the Compressed Gas Association released the 3rd edition of the harmonized publication CGA P-56, Cryogenic Vaporization Systems—Prevention of Brittle Fracture of Equipment and Piping. Learn more about this important harmonized standard in this publication spotlight.

CGA’s 2022 Safety Awards Program: Call for Nominations / Submissions

The Compressed Gas Association’s annual Safety Awards Program recognizes the dedication to safety exhibited by member companies and individuals. We are now accepting nominations/submissions for multiple awards.

Now Available Online: CGA Handbook Gas Monographs

CGA is modernizing the CGA Handbook of Compressed Gases by making it a virtual tool, and we are pleased to announce that the gas monographs are now available in electronic format and can be accessed by going to the Handbook publication detail page and then clicking on the “Handbook Online” button.

Committee Spotlight on CGA Security Committee

CGA’s Security Committee is one of the 25 committees dedicated to supporting the CGA mission of providing technical and safety information through standard development. The Security Committee’s mission is to help protect people, property, environment, information, and reputation by enhancing security in the compressed gas industry.

2022 Hydrogen Takeaways

Throughout the course of the year, CGA staff presented at ten hydrogen conferences, sharing our Safety is Step One message with more than 32,000 conference attendees. Many of these events connected us with audiences well outside of our membership – from fueling station operators, to utility companies, to aviation and aerospace companies.

2022 CGA Publications

CGA’s Committees have been hard at work in 2022 and have published, revised, and reaffirmed more than 60 publications.

Publication Spotlight: P-97, Guideline for the Safe Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinders

CGA has recently published a first edition publication P-97, Guideline for the Safe Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinders . Formerly known as S-8, this document dates back to 2007, when the first edition was issued with the title Recommendations to Minimize Hazards of CG-7 Pressure Relief Valves and Ancillary Devices for Liquefied Petroleum Gas Cylinders.

Event Recap: Critical Leadership Skills for a Safety and Health Focused Culture

On November 10, 2022, CGA’s Young & Emerging Professionals Committee hosted a webinar titled, Critical Leadership Skills for a Safety and Health Focused Culture. The webinar attracted attendees from across the industry and capped a robust schedule of Young & Emerging Professionals events in 2022.