Guide to Handling and Storage of Gas Cylinders

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common occupational illness in Great Britain; affecting 1.1 million people a year.
An estimated 12.3 million working days are lost annually to work-related MSDs.

Gas cylinders are generally heavy and are relatively unstable due to the base diameter to height ratio. Large cylinders can weigh over 100kg when full and being tall and thin they are easily toppled over. This TIS has been produced to help users of large gas cylinders to handle them in a safe manner.

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Handling Gas Cylinders