• Store oxygen cylinders away from combustible materials
  • Ensure all cylinders are correctly labelled in accordance with Australia Dangerous Goods Code (Transport)
  • Protect cylinders and particularly the value from physical damage whether cylinder is full or empty.
  • Store cylinders in a cool, well ventilated, spark free area below 50ÂșC.
  • External storage is preferred.
  • Cylinders should never be carried or stored in unventilated areas, vans, cars, garages etc.
  • Close valves when not in use and when empty, check regularly for leaks.
  • If valve is damaged, do not attempt to operate
  • If valve does not operate, return the cylinder to Medical Equipment and Gases Australia (attached a faulty cylinder tag)