40.5. Compressed Gases Checklist.

  • Are only trained workers permitted to handle or use compressed gas cylinders? AFI 91-203 para. 40.1.2.1

  • Are cylinders inspected for damage (i.e., dents, gouges, evidence of leakage or cracks) when received and before use? AFI 91-203 para. 40.2.1

  • Have compressed gas cylinders been hydro-statically tested within the last five (5) years? AFI 91-203 para. 40.2.1

  • Are compressed gas cylinders properly handled and secured? AFI 91-203 para. 40.2.6

  • When cylinders are not in use, are they capped and secured to solid fixtures to prevent cylinders from falling over? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.1

  • When cylinders are attached to a manifold, are they also secured to a solid fixture to prevent cylinders from falling over? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.1.3

  • Are cylinder enclosures posted as No Smoking Areas? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.1.4

  • Are cylinders stored in locations where their temperatures will not rise above 125° F? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.2

  • Are cylinders stored in areas where there is no danger of accidental damage? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.2.1

  • Have empty cylinders been plainly marked EMPTY and stored separately from full cylinders? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.2.2

  • When cylinders are stored indoors, are these areas ventilated to prevent accumulation of flammable or asphyxiating gases? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.2.5

  • Are cryogenic cylinders fitted with only stainless steel or other suitable plumbing? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.3

  • Do stored cylinders (either indoors or outdoors) obstruct exit routes or other traffic areas? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.4

  • Are oxygen cylinders stored at least 20 feet from combustible materials (i.e., oil, grease), or near any other substance likely to cause or accelerate fire? AFI 91-203 para. 40.3.6

Signatures

  • Report Routing

  • Supervisor Signature:

  • Notification

  • Superintendent Signature:

  • Notification

  • Commanders Signature:

  • Notification

  • Safety Office Signature:

  • Notification

  • Wing Commander Signature

  • Notification

The templates available in our Public Library have been created by our customers and employees to help get you started using SafetyCulture's solutions. The templates are intended to be used as hypothetical examples only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice. You should seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of a template is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction. Any ratings or scores displayed in our Public Library have not been verified by SafetyCulture for accuracy. Users of our platform may provide a rating or score that is incorrect or misleading. You should independently determine whether the template is suitable for your circumstances. You can use our Public Library to search based on criteria such as industry and subject matter. Search results are based on their relevance to your search and other criteria. We may feature checklists based on subject matters we think may be of interest to our customers.