Automobile garages and repair shops use acetylene gas for gas cutting/welding or heating of metal sheets in the body of vehicles, mufflers/silencers etc.
Some of the users of acetylene gas use small gas generators with carbide instead of compressed gas cylinders. These are potentially dangerous pieces of equipment unless the following safety precautions are followed.
- Dubai Municipality Environmental Department (DM EPSS)
- Dubai Municipality occupational Health & Safety Department (DM PH&SD)
- EHS Trakhees-Jafza (PCFC)
- Environment Protection and Development Authority Ras Al Khaimah (EPDA)