The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) publishes a growing library of resources for users at all experience levels with our industry’s products, as a means of communicating safety information on a wide variety of important topics.

Publications


CGA maintains a library of over 400 publications, safety alerts, safety bulletins, technical bulletins, technical reports, training materials, and our Handbook of Compressed Gases.

Safety Posters


Free downloadable safety posters. Take advantage of and share these free resources to help ensure that all those who come in contact with our industry’s products, may do so safely.

Safety Information


For many of our most popular and searched compressed gases, we publish a “Safety Resource Center”, which provides safety information, related free poster downloads, and other resources in one place.

E-Learning Modules


Our growing library of eLearning modules present core concepts from our standards library in a format that is accessible and engaging for employees who are new to the industry.

News


We publish a steady stream of news articles to this section of our website to help keep all those in the compressed gas industry – both CGA members and non-members – fully informed.

Hydrogen Safety


Hydrogen has been growing in popularity as a viable renewable energy source. CGA has standards, guides, infographics, videos, and more to help learn about hydrogen safety.

Featured Resource


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.

The gas monographs provide information on the properties, uses, emergency response, safety, and special handling information for fifty-eight (58) of the most common compressed gases. Each gas monograph opens with basic identifying information: chemical name of the gas, its chemical symbol, synonyms, CAS registry number, DOT and TC proper shipping name, classification, labels, assigned UN number, and GHS classification.

Latest News


New Standard: CGA H-17 Small Scale Hydrogen Production

CGA H-17, Guideline for Small Scale Hydrogen Production, addresses the safety aspects associated with siting and operating small scale hydrogen plants which are not currently addressed in existing publications for large HYCO (hydrogen, CO, and/or mixtures thereof) plants.

Young and Emerging Professionals from Across the Compressed Gas Industry Gather for Virtual Summit

The fourth annual Young and Emerging Professionals Summit, which took place virtually across four days this August, gathered more than 600 professionals from across the compressed gas industry.

From Driver to Safety Leader: Dave Mason’s Inspiring Journey at Roberts Oxygen

In the realm of safety, the most profound lessons often stem from studying the best in the business. This ethos has been at the core of Roberts Oxygen's philosophy, and it's a principle that Dave Mason embraced from his very first days as a driver/salesperson, a remarkable 46 years ago.

Grillin’ & Chillin’ The Gases Behind Your BBQ

As many of us get prepared for our labor day BBQs take a minute to appreciate the many ways compressed gases make your labor day weekend possible. Our “invisible ingredients” have a profound impact on almost every part of the BBQ.

Handling and Receiving Cylinders After Exposure to Hurricanes & Other Natural Disasters

Highlighting two CGA safety alerts that focus on handling and receiving cylinders that have been exposed to natural disasters.

Standard for Compressed Gas Cylinder Valve Outlet and Inlet Connections

The 16th edition of this publication, issued in August 2023, applies the combined experience and knowledge of gas producers, valve manufacturers, military services, federal agencies, and gas users to establish detailed dimensions for the manufacture of cylinder valve outlet and inlet connections.

Empowering Safety: CGA’s Vital Role in Shaping Industry Standards

One of CGA's primary missions is to create safety standards intended for utilization by its members, customers, regulators, as well as the broader public. The CGA library houses an extensive collection of over 380 publications that align with this objective. However, it's worth noting that CGA's involvement extends beyond its own standards.

Hydrogen Safety Video: Transportation and Storage

The latest video from the Safe Hydrogen Project covers the safe storage and transportation of hydrogen.

Carbon Dioxide: A Necessary and Useful Gas

Carbon dioxide is a gas that is essential for life on Earth. Humans need carbon dioxide to regulate respiration and control blood pH. Plants use carbon dioxide to create oxygen through photosynthesis. However, carbon dioxide is also a greenhouse gas, which means that it traps heat in the atmosphere. This can contribute to climate change. As a result, there is increasing policy and legislation being enacted around the world to limit CO2 atmospheric emissions. Despite its negative environmental impact, carbon dioxide also has many beneficial uses in society. Here are just a few...