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IGEMs technical department are involved with writing and reviewing IGEM Standards, assisting in holding technical events and answering enquiries. In addition IGEM have representation on various industry groups.

IGEM Standards

IGEM has published technical Standards since the 1960s and these are established as trusted gas industry Standards, used to assist in compliance with national legislation and official approved codes of practice and guidance. IGEM Standards relate to aspects of the:

  • Pipelines Safety Regulations;
  • Pressure Systems Safety Regulations;
  • Gas Safety (Management) Regulations;
  • Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations;
  • Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations;
  • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations;
  • Building Regulations;
  • Health and Safety at Work etc. Act;
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations;
  • Pressure Equipment Regulations,
  • Electricity at Work Regulations
  • and so on.

Which Standard?

The full list of current IGEM Standards can be downloaded as a PDF, or alternatively you can preview the available Standards Online. Further information can be found by viewing Overview of IGEM Standards.

The hierarchy of Standards

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Who Gets Involved?

See our Standards development webpage.

Technical Events

IGEM provides a series of technical seminars to support the publication of new or revised Standards and gas industry related topics to keep industry abreast of the latest technical advances. Click here to see what events are being held this month.

Do you have a Query about an IGEM Standard or the Gas Industry?

IGEM provides a technical helpline for industry, commercial organisations and the public to better understand IGEM's Standards and the wider gas industry. Our Frequently Asked Questions Webpage may help in directing to an answer.

Industry Projects

IGEM also works with other industry bodies on a range of projects. The outcomes can be viewed by visiting our Technical Information Webpage.

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