Securing Gas Cylinders

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Haz-Mat Test: Securing Gas Cylinders

Q.: If you are transporting compressed gases or cryogenic liquids, you should secure the cylinders with one of the following four methods:

A.: 1) with racks for the cylinders, 2) held upright or braced laying flat, 3) in racks attached to the vehicle, 4) in boxes that will keep the cylinders from turning over.

Explanation: Most commercial compressed gas transport companies use specially designed trailers that are practical only for the transport of cylinders.