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Mission & Objectives

Mission Statement

The objectives of the Southern Africa Compressed Gases Association (SACGA) are related to the safety and technical aspects of the production, distribution and use of compressed gases.


To promote general safety awareness in the technology and operating fields of the compressed gases industry so that occupational injuries are reduced to a minimum, to coordinate and encourage standardisation, to prevent pollution and, in general, to act in such a way that the best interests of the public and member companies are served.

To provide safety information and recommendations for the guidance of local, national and international operators and organisations in the preparation of laws or regulations.

To investigate causes of accidents for the purpose of obtaining information helpful in reducing their recurrence and minimizing their consequences and to publish, amongst members, the appropriate corrective recommendations.

To co-operate with other organisations in safety and standardisation matters.