Gas & Safety Quality

Gas – Profiting through Quality

Licensees are under immense cost pressures, with competition from other leisure activities and increasing consumption of alcohol in the home. Increasingly, outlets are being targeted by seemingly attractive offers from non-reputable suppliers of dispense gas. However, do not be tempted as the consequences of this are: One cylinder of bad dispense gas will ruin up to 10 kegs of beer.

  • You will lose customers through poor beer quality.
  • Your supplier will refuse compensation claims.
  • You will be at risk of prosecution for being in breach of several

- Health and Safety at Work Act
- Food Regulations
- Carriage of Dangerous Goods (CDG) Regulations

And last but not least – you may kill someone!

Licensees are under immense cost pressures, with competition from other leisure activities and increasing consumption of alcohol in the home.

Increasingly, outlets are being targeted by seemingly attractive offers from non-reputable suppliers of dispense gas.

However, do not be tempted as the consequences of this are:

  • One cylinder of bad dispense gas will ruin up to 10 kegs of beer.
  • You will lose customers through poor beer quality.
  • Your supplier will refuse compensation claims.
  • You will be at risk of prosecution for being in breach of several laws.
  •     – Health and Safety at Work Act
  •     – Food Regulations
  •     – Carriage of Dangerous Goods (CDG) Regulations
  • And last but not least – you may kill someone!

Download the British Compressed Gases Association’s guide to gas to find out how to check that your gas cylinders have been given a proper safety check, are legal and in date, and other best practice tips and advice.

Posted by Alastair Macnaught on

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