MRO Magazine

The Compressed Gas Association announces safety bulletin for fire fighting gases


Industry

May 11, 2009
By PEM Magazine

Chantilly, VA – The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) announced recently the release of safety bulletin: CGA SB-39, Potential Hazards of Quick Opening Cylinder Valves used with Firefighting Gases (EIGA SA-08). This safety bulletin outlines the potential hazards when filling and handling gas cylinders fitted with quick opening valves used with carbon dioxide or gas mixtures for firefighting systems.