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CGA Announces Landmark Hydrogen Initiative/in CGA News, Hydrogen Safety
The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) today announced the launch of its Safe Hydrogen Project, an ambitious new safety initiative working to establish and promote industry-wide standards for the production, transportation, and storage of hydrogen and the safe operation of hydrogen systems.
2023 – Starting The New Year Safe/in CGA News
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.
10 Tips For Cylinder Safety/in CGA News, CGA Publications
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 CGA News, CGA Publications
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/in CGA News
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/in CGA News, CGA Publications
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/in CGA Committees, CGA News
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/in CGA News, Hydrogen Safety
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/in CGA News, 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/in CGA News, CGA Publications
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.