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Storage of gas cylinders

Storage of gas cylinders

Storage of gas cylinders

Cylinder shall be stored in a cool, dry , well ventilated place under cover , away from boilers, open flames, steam pipes or any potential sources of heat and such place of storage shall be easily accessible.

storage room / shed shall be of fire resistance construction.

Thin wall cylinder such as LPG cylinders and dissolved gas cylinders shall not be stacked in horizontal position.

Cylinders containing flammable gases and toxic gases shall be kept separated from each other from cylinders containing other types of gases by an adequate distance or by a suitable partition wall.

Empty cylinders shall be segregated from the filled ones and care shall be taken all the valves are tightly shut.

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