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EIGA : European Industrial Gases Association - AISBL


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 is an International Non-Profit Organisation (AISBL).

The member companies closely co-operate in safety and technical matters concerning production, transport, storage and application to achieve the highest level of safety and environmental care in the handling of gases. EIGA also initiates the development of appropriate standards and provides standardisation bodies with technological expertise.
EIGA fully co-operates with all National Industrial Gas Associations and Regional Industrial Gas Associations around the world such as AIGA (Singapore), ANZIGA (Australia/New Zealand), CGA (USA), JIMGA (Japan), MEGA (Middle East), SACGA (South Africa), which are all associated members to EIGA.

EIGA COVID-19 internal rules for EIGA Office meetings

EIGA is ready to welcome its experts in the new offices.

On top of official requirements (see here, we expect visitors to possess a Covid-certificate.

EIGA Winter Seminar 2022: Packaged Gases – Safety Inspired Solutions

UPDATE – The EIGA Winter Seminar 2022 will take place virtually on 26th and 27th January via webinar

Packaged gases is one of the oldest and key activities for the industrial and medical gases industry. It provides unique challenges due to the processing thousands of cylinders every day such as manual handling, filling, re-testing, forklifts and transportation.

The industrial and medical gases industry has a good safety performance, however incidents can still happen due to poor ergonomics, falling cylinders, poor design, human error, …

The EIGA Winter Seminar 2022 on packaged gases will provide:

  • an overview of current hot topics
  • simple / easily implementable solutions to help with reduction of incidents
  • practical solutions to common issues identified
  • ideas to achieve safety goals, keeping individuals safe
  • best practises for the industry
  • a look to the future of what packaged gases will look like

The target audience is:

  • experts (in safety, health and environment)
  • supervisors
  • managers (project, operational, maintenance, senior)

The content and nature of this event make it relevant to a wide audience in order to further improve the industry’s safety performance.

Invitations will be sent around end-October 2021. In the meantime save the dates of the Seminar 2022!

EIGA Summer Session 2021 postponed to 2022!

EIGA, with "safety" in its DNA, could not but cancel the Summer Session 2021, in line with European and Member State recommendations, and in line with our member companies' travel bans and COVID-19-guidelines.

Valencia in 2022

It would be a pity not to enjoy the beauty of Valencia. Hence, the 2022 Summer Session will be hosted in Valencia (from 1 to 4 June 2022).

Save the date! More info to follow in due time.