HSE RSS feeds » Diving bulletin http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:02:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Safety Alert – Cylinders manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351 and used primarily for gases for underwater breathing apparatus http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/aluminium-cylinders.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/aluminium-cylinders.htm#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:47:24 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58657 There have been several recent catastrophic failures of aluminium cylinders used primarily to contain gases for underwater breathing apparatus and manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351. These cylinders should only be used if they have undergone thorough visual inspection and testing with an eddy-current device by a competent inspector.
Failure to conduct such inspection and testing could result in serious harm.

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