Webinars: Webinar: Safe Handling and Use of Compressed Gas

This webinar will cover the important aspects of safe handling and use of compressed gas cylinders. 

Live Air Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016

This webinar will cover the important basic aspects of safe handling and use of compressed gas cylinders. The program will focus on key elements regarding cylinder receiving, transport, storage, and safe handling in the facility and/or laboratory. Federal regulations will be covered, including regulations from DOT, OSHA, and others (NFPA). Cylinder ID requirements, determining hydrostatic test dates and proper shipping on public roads will be addressed.

As an attendee, you will learn more about:

  • The dos and don’ts of storing, transporting, and disposal of your gas cylinders
  • Methods to effectively and safely manage your inventory
  • Regulations and requirements, including DOT, OSHA, and NFPA


Vince McLeod is an American Board of Industrial Hygiene Certified Industrial Hygienist and the senior IH with Ascend Environmental. Mr. McLeod has more than 35 years’ experience in industrial hygiene and environmental engineering services, including 28 years with the University of Florida’s Environmental Health & Safety Division. His primary strength is conducting exposure assessments and hazard evaluations. Mr. McLeod’s consulting project experience includes comprehensive IH assessments for major power generation, manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities.


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