CP7 & CP47 Gas Inspections
CP7 & CP47 Gas Equipment Checks
It is specified within the BCGA CP7 document, Gas cutting and welding equipment should be maintained under the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations, and detailed in the Health and Safety at work act 1974 equipment should be “Suitable for use” “maintained” and “Inspected".
What is CP7?
CP7 is the British Compressed Gas Association Code of Practice 7.
My Legal Requirement?
It is legally required that all gas equipment used in the workplace environment is in a safe condition. All apparatus has to be well maintained and regularly inspected.
As an employer or employee, it is essential that you understand your obligations. It is also necessary that you comply with them!
Our Trained BCGA CP7/CP47 Inspectors would carry out thorough checks on your portable gas equipment. We would in all Cases supply a detailed report of the test. This gives you, written evidence that you are completely complying with the Health and Safety Executives requirements. A certificate is issued when the equipment is compliant with current BCGA CP7/CP47 regulations.
How can my company be compliant?
Our inspections are all conducted by Trained and qualified inspectors, and include:
- A full equipment inspection to meet your legal requirements and industry code of practice
- An up to date risk assessment of your full working area
- A full report on equipment condition and a certificate of inspection
- A visual and function check of Gas Regulators, Flashback Arrestors, Hoses and Torches
- Advice on the storage and handling of equipment and gas cylinders
Our Inspections will ensure that you comply with:
The BCGA (British Compressed Gases Association) Code of Practice 7 (CP7). The Safe Use of Oxygen/Fuel Gas Equipment (Mobile Cylinder Supply or Single Portable)
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Section 2
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 : Statutory Instrument 1998 No. 2306:
Dangerous Substances & Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR) 2002 (SI 2002 No.2776) The Acetylene Safety (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations (15)
The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 : Statutory Instrument 2000 No. 128:
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