Hydrogen Safety Ecosystem

With many new organisations are getting involved in hydrogen, we decided to support a safer rollout by sharing our safety knowledge captured in dozens of hydrogen safety publications. These are publications that have helped keep our industry safe for decades. Check out the “ecosystem” portal for free, and discover the easy access to the relevant publications.

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Hydrogen is central to Europe’s ambitious climate goals, as laid out in the EU Green Deal

The Industrial Gases sector has more experience in the production, transportation, storage, and application of hydrogen than any other industry in the world, having been active in the field for over 100 years. The Industrial Gases sector is therefore well-placed to be a key partner for a thriving, carbon-neutral Europe that meets its 2050 goals, in part through the successful deployment of hydrogen.

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EIGA e-learning courses

Our eLearning tools are open to all, completely anonymous, and free of any charge.

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Exceptional projects and record safety achievements were reported to EIGA

It is an honour and a pleasure for EIGA to award such brilliant ideas and outstanding safety performance. Have a look at the 2021 virtual Award Ceremony here. Please join me in congratulating the EIGA Award Winners.

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European Industrial Gases Association

The European Industrial Gases Association, EIGA, is a safety and technically oriented organisation representing the vast majority of European and a number of non-European companies producing and distributing industrial, medical and food gases.

EIGA Summer Session 2022 in València – A very successful in-person Summer Session!
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EIGA Summer Session 2022 in València – A very successful in-person Summer Session!

Our warm thanks to all of the 100+ participants that made this EIGA Summer Session a success! See here for a short after-movie or here for lots of pictures of the Summer Session.
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EIGA Winter Seminar 2022 on Packaged Gases

EIGA Winter Seminar 2022 on Packaged Gases

It was a pleasure to welcome over 260 participants to the Winter Seminar on "Packaged Gases". Experts joined from all over Europe, and far beyond. The virtual Seminar combined presentations, interviews, video-clips and interactive Q&A sessions to bring across the presenters' messages in the best possible format.
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Latest Publications

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DOC 238 / 22 - Prevention of Plant Instrument and Utility Gas System Cross Contamination

This publication applies to HYCO plants and provides design and safeguards requirements of utility and instrument gas systems. It identifies the potential hazards resulting from the connections between gases, instrument gases, and the process.
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DOC 139 / 22 - Safe Preparation of Compressed Oxidant-Fuel Gas Mixtures in Cylinders

This publication describes best practices to be used for the safe preparation of compressed gas mixtures containing both oxidising and flammable components. It includes key principles for the safe formulation of compressed oxidant-fuel gas mixture by trained and competent personnel as well as considerations for the design of gas mixing equipment.
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Technical Bulletin

TB 44 / 22 - Environmental Control and Monitoring for Medicinal Gas Cylinders

This Technical Bulletin provides the rationale for the storage and handling requirements for medicinal gas cylinders, specifically to justify the reasons why it is not necessary to control the temperature or humidity of the areas where medicinal gas cylinders are stored, or the design of vehicles used for distribution
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