CGA Adds Two New Titles to eLearning Library (on Specialty Gases and Devalving Cylinders)

These innovative training modules are designed to provide a helpful resource for employees who may need more coaching in how to safely work with specialty gases and devalve cylinders.

Help Us Recognize CGA Members That Have Demonstrated Environmental Excellence

All CGA member companies are encouraged to nominate projects or activities in North America for CGA’s annual Environmental Recognition Awards Program. Submissions are due January 12, 2022.

CGA’s October & November 2021 Safety Publications (New Releases & Revisions)

Here’s a quick recap of our safety publications issued in October and November of 2021.

CGA Launches Hydrogen “Safety is Step One” Campaign

We share an email sent from CGA President & CEO Rich Gottwald to our members with news that we are launching a major new campaign, Hydrogen “Safety is Step One.”

CGA Launches Emeritus Member Program

This program recognizes retired members for their contributions and commitment to the Association. Emeritus membership allows retired members in good standing to maintain a connection with CGA and their industry peers.

OSHA Issues COVID-19 Vaccination Rule for Companies with 100 Employees or More

This OSHA standard requires large companies to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Beginning December 5, personnel not yet fully vaccinated must wear face coverings indoors, and those who don’t get the vaccine by January 4 will be required to provide weekly negative COVID-19 tests.

Sid Phakey Honored with 2021 IOMA International Harmonization Award

This prestigious award, created by the International Oxygen Manufacturers Association Global Committee, is presented annually to an individual who best exemplifies the character, commitment, and technical excellence prevalent in the development of harmonized publications or legislation at the international level.

CGA’s H-4 Publication Defines Processes and Terms Associated with Hydrogen Fueling Technologies

This safety publication covers technologies and terminology that applies to hydrogen fuel production, storage, transport, and use.

CGA Meets with White House to Discuss Vaccine Requirement Impacts on Industry

CGA President & CEO, Rich Gottwald, and Board of Directors Chair, Chris Ebeling, met with White House representatives on October 26, 2021 to express concerns about the unintended consequences of OSHA’s proposed Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a weekly negative test result if not vaccinated.

Congratulations to the 2021 CGA and GAWDA Distributor Safety Award Winners!

These awards honor the participating GAWDA distributor member companies that have shown the greatest improvement in safety performance.