This publication provides guidance on good environmental management practices to industrial gas facility managers. It does not give specific advice on health and safety issues; however, consideration shall always be given to these issues when conducting operational risk assessments before undertaking any activity.
Industrial gas facilities have distinct activities and associated environmental aspects that can impact the
environment. This publication provides good environmental practices at air separation and helium production
facilities, hydrogen and carbon monoxide facilities, and carbon dioxide facilities. It also provides good environmental practices for truck maintenance and distribution, acetylene and nitrous oxide manufacturing, cylinder fill operations, specialty gases operations, and customer installation (bulk tanks) activities.