Oxygen and Acetylene Service

TESTING OF FLASHBACK ARRESTERS

 

Hosmed Services provides the following:

• On-site Testing • Compliance Testing
• Equipment Supply • Maintenance & Repairs

 

Current Government legislation requires that all Oxygen/Acetylene equipment must be fitted with a Flashback Arrestor to prevent fire or explosion. Noncompliance with the legislation is a breach of the Duty of Care and may result in personal injury of user and can incur heavy penalties and prosecution under the current Occupational Health and Safety legislation. The Operator of Oxygen/Acetylene Equipment has the Duty of Care to ensure that the equipment is:

  • Maintained, tested and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Compliant with AS 4603-1999
  • Tested in accordance with relevant Australian Standard recommendationsAS 4603-1999 (Flashback Arresters – Safety Devices for use with fuel gases and oxygen or compressed air) stipulates that Flashback Arresters must be tested at a minimum interval of 12 months. Oxygen/Acetylene Sets require testing every 6 months to ensure compliance with AS 4839-2001.


Hosmed Services will carry out testing with a purpose built machine to determine the Flashback Arrester’s

suitability for continued use as a gas safety device. Each tested item will be labeled, showing test date and due date for next testing. Hosmed Services will provide you with a written report for your Tool Register.

Hosmed Services will provide your company with a Complete On-site Service to supply and test all your GAS WELDING EQUIPMENT and ensure the equipment’s

compliance to all relevant Australian Standards and Occupational Health and Safety requirements.

Why FLASHBACK ARRESTORS are required on gas bottles.

Please contact us for a Pricing Schedule

 

HOSMED SERVICES Pty Ltd39 Matheson Street Virginia QLD 4014, AustraliaPh: 61 7 3265 2227 | Fax: 61 7 3265 4447 | hosmed@hosmed.com.au

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