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NAVY - OPNAV 4440.27

Storage and Handling of Liquefied and Gaseous Compressed Gases and Their Full and Empty Cylinders.

active, Most Current
Organization: NAVY
Publication Date: 17 July 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 111
scope:

PURPOSE:

a. Sanctioned by Reference (a):

(1) Establishes policy directed by the DoDM 4140.01, Volume 5, Defense Materiel Management Regulation.

(2) Reissues Reference (b).

b. Replaces and cancels DLAI 1513, "Storage and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cylinders."

c. Establishes uniform procedures for the procurement, storage, and handling of compressed gases and cylinders. It serves as a source of technical guidance and direction in the storage and handling of compressed gas cylinders and their contents.

d. Establishes and imposes policies, processes, and procedures necessary to achieve effective, efficient, and economical conduct of official business about the storage and handling of compressed gases and cylinders.

e. Improves safety, workforce confidence, and compliance with legal requirements about storage and handling of compressed gases and cylinders. The focus conducted during hazardous materials processing is ensuring distribution operations are efficient, effective, safe, compliant, and satisfy customer orders for items at the right price, and right time.

f. Several compressed gases used in commercial industry are not discussed in this document.

Document History

OPNAV 4440.27
July 17, 2018
Storage and Handling of Liquefied and Gaseous Compressed Gases and Their Full and Empty Cylinders.
PURPOSE: a. Sanctioned by Reference (a): (1) Establishes policy directed by the DoDM 4140.01, Volume 5, Defense Materiel Management Regulation. (2) Reissues Reference (b). b. Replaces and cancels...

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