Category Archives: Work Safe GB

Gas Check

Gas-Con Ltd launches “Gas Check” gas inspection service. Gas-Con Ltd is focused on the safe use of gases and related equipment. Our Gas Talk courses ensure you are operating the equipment safely but Gas-Con Ltd can ensure your equipment is also safe. Gas Check offers equipment inspections in accordance with the BCGA’s Codes of Practice for all cylinder mounted regulators and portable oxy/fuel equipment.

Your gas equipment must be in date and serviceable condition without defect. Gas-Con will inspect your equipment and issue a report detailing any defects and recommendations to ensure a safe system of work.

Have you considered a Gas Talk for you, your business and employees? Our Gas Talk is a 2 hour hands on gas training course.

Gas equipment is safety critical, book a “Gas Check” inspection today.

Contact us at simon@gas-con.co.uk

BFBI

Safety Training for Speciality, Cryogenic Medical Gas

Gas-Con release – April 2015

Over the past 24 years Gas Safe Consultants have provided high quality professional safety training to a wide range of industrial, speciality, cryogenic and medical gas users.

Over that time they have built up a reputation for technical expertise, consultancy skills and innovation. Their associates provide highly interactive workshops in a relaxed style that allows delegates to not only learn but also to enjoy the experience.

In order to expand and extend their product offering, Gas Safe are now working in collaboration with ourselves at Gas-Con to bring together the very best in training and consultancy to our gas users.

Simon Fisher, our MD has extensive knowledge of the gases industry, in particular, on the licensing trade and is recognised as an industry expert on drinks dispense. Through our organisation Gas Safe are now able to offer cellar training, beer dispense training and Confined Spaces Risk Assessment for the licensed trade.

Both Gas Safe and Gas-Con are full members of the BCGA and all training and consultancy is in accordance with BGCA codes of practice.

Simon is also the Chairman of the BFBi’s Gas Suppliers and Installers Committee ensuring all training is in accordance with the very best practice in the industry.

For full details of training workshops or for further details of the range of services available please contact either Gas-Con or Gas Safe using the following links.

www.gas-con.co.uk or www.gassafeconsultants.co.uk

Updated Code of Practice 6

Updated Code of Practice 6
Code of Practice 6 – The safe distribution of acetylene in the pressure range 0 – 1.5 bar – Revision 3: 2015

Gives guidance on the safe distribution of acetylene at pressures between 0-1.5 bar. Both fixed and mobile systems are included, as are the statutory requirements.
We wish to advise you that the above publication is now available for viewing on the BCGA Website.

Guidance Note 27 – Guidance for the carriage of gas cylinders on vehicles. Revision 1: 2015.
Provides guidance on safely transporting gas cylinders in order to comply with ADR and provides a method for calculating the threshold quantity for any gas cylinders being carried. Download your free copy of GN27.

Leaflet 13 – Medical oxygen in a vehicle. Revision 2: 2015
This leaflet highlights the key safety information for patients and drivers where medical oxygen cylinders or medical liquid oxygen equipment is used and / or transported for personal use in a vehicle. Download your free copy of L13.

Leaflet 1 – The carriage of small quantities of gas cylinders on vehicles. Revision 5: 2015
This leaflet highlights the basic legal and safety requirements for transporting small quantities of gas cylinders on a vehicle whilst at work and provides sound advice if transporting gas cylinders for personal use. Download your free copy of L1.

BCGA Annual Conference 2015
Don’t forget – it’s not too late to book your place at the BCGA Annual Conference taking place on Thursday 23 April 2015 at the Marriott Hotel and Country Club, Worsley Park, Manchester.

Our full programme of industry and keynote speakers is now available for viewing.

You can book your place by using our secure online booking system through the BCGA website.

Find out more about the BCGA Annual Conference and book your place.

Lifting Large Cylinders

New Argon Lifter from Redstar Industrial. Remove the risk of injury from lifting large cylinders onto the rear of your welder by using the new “Argon Lifter” from Redstar Industrial. This new design illuminates the risk of injury from lifting heavy gas cylinders by mechanical means.

Contact Gas-Con Ltd for further information or visit the Redstar Industrial web site direct. Be sure to mention Gas-Con in your enquiry to get the best deal.

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Updated Code of Practice 6

BCGA publishes an updated Code of Practice 6

Code of Practice 6 – The safe distribution of acetylene in the pressure range 0 – 1.5 bar. Revision 3: 2015 is now available. Members are eligible to download this document free of charge through the publications area of the site.

CP 6 synopsis:
Gives guidance on the safe distribution of acetylene at pressures between 0-1.5 bar. Both fixed and mobile systems are included, as are the statutory requirements.

Download a copy of Code of Practice 6