When cylinders are exposed to fires, why do some of them explode and others do not?
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An injury of a guest by a carbon dioxide cylinder results in a lawsuit. The lawsuit lists 5 different claims involving everyone from the facility, to the handler to the business that rented the cylinder.
Cylinders rupture all over the world, for many reasons. Some people believe that since it happens in some countries, it wont happen to them in their country. People handling cylinders become too comfortable . Constant training will help avoid accidents, investigations and civil litigation.
Father witnesses two sons killed when moving an oxygen cylinder. There was no training and the adult sons were just trying to help.
Don’t condemn a perfectly good cylinder. Learn to tell the difference between a TAP stop and a crack.
Failing to follow basic cylinder handling procedures caused loss of life, damage and a large court fine. Uncapped cylinders fell over, causing a cascade effect.