Guidance

Unsecured medical gas cylinders, including cylinders on trolleys

Gas cylinders and their trolleys should be secured to a wall bracket or other static/stable structure to prevent them from toppling.

Document

EFA/2010/008 - Medical gas cylinders doc

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Details

Medical gas cylinders which are not secured properly can topple causing injury or death.  This includes cylinders which may be free standing and those held in cylinder trolleys.

Published 29 July 2010