Highlights from CGA’s 2019-2022 Strategic Plan

Our Board of Directors recently approved the Compressed Gas Association’s updated Strategic Plan, through 2022. We share highlights of that plan here, along with some key metrics.

FDA Further Delays Rulemaking on Medical Gases to November 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has once again delayed the publication of its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, “Updated Regulations for Medical Gases,” until November 2019.

Summary of CGA’s Q1 2019 Safety Publications and Training Videos (New Releases & Revisions)

Here’s a quick recap of new and/or revised safety publications and training videos issued by CGA from January to March 2019.

CGA Welcomes Andy Cichocki of Airgas and Marie Ffolkes of Air Products as Incoming Chair and Vice Chair of the Association’s Board of Directors

Andy Cichocki of Airgas and Marie Ffolkes of Air Products assume leadership of our Board of Directors for 2019.

ISO Meeting (ISO/TC 58/SC 4 – Operational Requirements for Gas Cylinders) February 2019 Recap

An ISO group of interest to CGA held its plenary meeting during the week of February 11, 2019 in Milan, Italy.

CGA Recognizes Safety Award Winners at 2019 Annual Meeting

CGA recently announced the winners of its industry-leading safety awards at the Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Regulatory Issues to Watch in 2019

This article by CGA’s President Rich Gottwald (reprinted from GAWDA’s Welding & Gases Today, Q1 2019) identifies several key areas of regulatory activity to monitor for impacts to our industry.

Call for Consensus Body Voting Members: ANS CGA H-5, Installation Standards for Bulk Hydrogen Supply Systems

Currently, this ANS consensus body needs 3 voting members in order to be able to proceed with this publication