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Pictograph: Oxygen tank safety

Keep oxygen tanks at least 5 feet from a heat source, open flames or electrical devices. Never use a candle, match, lighter or other open flame near medical oxygen.

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Oxygen tank placed at least 5 feet from a fireplace.
Oxygen tank placed at least 5 feet from a heater.
Oxygen tank with cigarettes, lighters, matches and candles with a red x over them.

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Oxygen tank kept at least 5 feet from fireplace and heater. Oxygen tank kept away from candle, match, lighter or matches.