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BCGA Codes fo Practice

BCGA Codes fo Practice

CP4   Industrial Gas Cylinder Manifolds & Distribution Pipework/Pipelines (excluding acetylene). Revision 3: 2005
Gives minimum safety standards for design, installation, operation and maintenance of industrial gas supply manifolds, and associated distribution pipework up to 54 mm nominal bore. The manifold pressure is up to 300 bar, while the distribution pressure is limited to 40 bar.

CP17 The Repair of Hand-held Blowpipes & Gas Regulators used with Compressed Gases for Welding, Cutting & Related Processes.
Revision 2: 2004

CP18 The Safe Storage, Handling & Use of Special Gases in the Micro-Electronics Industry. Revision 2: 2005

CP23 Application of the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 to Industrial and Medical Pressure Systems Installed at User Premises. Revision 1: 2002Gives detailed requirements imposed by the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2002 on gas systems, containers and mobile systems installed at users’ premises

CP24 Application of the Pressure Systems and Transportable Gas Containers Regulations 1989 to Operational Process Plant: Revision 1: 2004The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (S.I.128) include requirements for the in-service inspection and maintenance of pressure systems. This code of practice addresses these requirements for such systems installed at process plant within the industrial gases industry. Model written schemes of examination are provided for typical installations.

CP31 Safe Storage and Use of Cylinders in Mobile Workshops and Service VehiclesCovers the design and construction of mobile workshops and other specialist vehicles with regard to the safe storage of cylinders and the installation of gas equipment on such vehicles. Also includes procedures for safe operation and training.

L1 Carriage of gas cylinders by road in cars, vans and other vehicles. Rev 1 : 2005.

Calculation of Threshold Quantity for Carriage Regulations

Basic requirement that drivers are trained in:

  • Potential Hazards and Dangers of Goods
  • Safe Handling of Gas Cylinders
  • Emergency Procedures and the Use of Firefighting Appliances
  • A record should be kept of all training

BCGA Guidance Notes

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