Escape of gas

Hazard:

Escape of gas

Control Methods:

Elimination

 

Safe System

Persons at Risk:

Delete as appropriate

 

Staff

 

Third Party Contractors

 

Members of the Public

 

Emergency Services

Risk Rating:

3 x 3 = 9

Existing Controls:

Insert Details As Introduced

Recommended Controls:

1. All gas fittings and gas connections must have been installed by trained engineers.

2. All gas shut off valves must be painted yellow and should be properly marked.

3. The direction of flow of gas must be clearly indicated with an arrow on gas supply pipes.

4. All main gas shut off valves have must be clearly labeled with a sign which is located external to the room where the valve is situated.

5. Any work with the gas supply system should be carried out by a registered engineer only.

6. A permit to work should be issued for all works on the gas supply.

 

 

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This information is derived from the Health & Safety Manual and Kit
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