- Emergency Guide
- · Certified Responders & Automatic External Defibrillator Locations
- · Program InfoPDF, Word
- Laboratory Safety Guide and Chemical Hygiene Plan
- ESF Battery Recycling Guidelines
- Waste Light Bulb Recycling Guidelines
- Material Safety Data Sheets
- Hazard Assessment Signage Program Instructions
- Chemical Labels
- Additional Safety Information
- Chemical Waste Management
Emergency Guide | NY-Alert | Laboratory Safety Guide and Chemical Hygiene Plan | ESF Battery Recycling Guidelines | Waste Light Bulb Recycling Guidelines | Material Safety Data Sheets | Hazard Assessment Signage Program Instructions | Chemical Labels | Additional Safety Information | Chemical Waste Management PDF, Word
VIII. COMPRESSED GASES
Compressed gases used at ESF range from flammable to toxic to cryogenic. Each can pose particular and unique problems if not handled properly.
A. Handling and Storage
- All gas cylinders must be firmly secured using straps, chains, or clamps.
- Compressed gas cylinders must be located away from traffic areas.
- All cylinders must be labeled to identify contents.
- Transport only on approved cart or hand truck.
- Check all cylinders for leakage.
- Shut off cylinder when not in use.
- Store cylinders only in well ventilated areas.
- Label empty cylinders “EMPTY.”
- Use only returnable/refillable cylinders.
(See Appendix G)