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Oxygen cylinder disembowels driver
Oxygen cylinder disembowels driver

Oxygen cylinder disembowels delivery driver

Don Kinney – Cylinder Training Services

A deliver driver was moving a fully charged Oxygen cylinder for transport. The oxygen storage cylinder was 4.5 feet tall and pressurized to approximately 2000 psi. The driver was rolling the cylinder at a slant,...

Injection injuries and high-pressure cylinders
Injection injuries and high-pressure cylinders
Handling cylinders requires special care to avoid injury. Gas escaping from a cylinder can inject into a body part and create serious internal injuries. Protecting yourself from this type of injury can be as simple as distancing yourself from the cylinder.