Compressed Gas Safety

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This 1 day course is ideal for all those involved in the use, handling & storage of compressed (cylinder) gases.

COURSE CONTENT

  • INTRODUCTION: Including, aims & objectives, legal background & guidance.
  • GAS CLASSIFICATION & PACKAGING: Including, cylinder design and construction, supplier responsibilities, cylinder valves, leakage and the safe & correct identification of gas cylinder contents.
  • GAS CYLINDER VALVE CONNECTIONS
  • BEFORE USE SAFETY CHECKS
  • GAS CONTROL EQUIPMENT: Including selection, care, requirements for maintenance and setting up of gas pressure regulators, flashback arrestors, etc. The rudiments of gas cylinder manifold safety; operation and maintenance.
  • SAFETY IN THE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF GAS CYLINDERS: To include recommended PPE, use of trolleys, etc.
  • THE PROPERTIES & POTENTIAL HAZARDS OF THE GASES ON SITE
  • ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY: Incidents & accidents - examples to illustrate the key hazards associated with cylinder gases.
  • PRACTICAL HANDLING SESSION