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    Compressed Gas Safety Awareness (Online)
    Provider   Safety Services

    To raise awareness of the hazards and associated risks concerned with the use, handling and storage of compressed gases.

Duration 1 hour 30 mins

Course Type Online

Booking Status Now Booking

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Target Audience: Staff and Students

For those staff and relevant students who are involved in the handling, storage and use of compressed gases.

Participants should understand the health and safety hazards and risks associated with compressed cylinder gases, along with the relevant control measures and safe working practices required to create them. At the end of the interactive workshop participants will be able to: 

  • Correctly identify gas cylinders
  • Understand how cylinders operate
  • Be aware of the hazards of asphyxia
  • Recognise the hazards posed by oxygen enrichment
  • Identify flammability hazards
  • Select the correct gas control equipment
  • Identify the key stages in using cylinders safely
  • Recognise the hazards associated with handling cylinders
  • Re-assess current storage facilities in line with safe working practices
  • Become pro-active in assessing risk when using gas cylinders


Delivered By: External Provider

Prerequisites

Once registered you will receive a link to access the course within a week. Please note this email will come separate from the 'Booking Confirmation' email. If you have not received the link within a week then please contact safety.training@strath.ac.uk