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    University Connecting Regulators Practical Workshop
    Provider   Safety, Health and Wellbeing

    Provides an awareness of how to correctly connect regulators, set working pressures and safely leak test systems. Delegates are made aware of potential hazards so that they can identify risks and adopt safe working practices.

Duration 2 hours 30 mins

Course Type Classroom

Booking Status Waiting List

Is this course right for me?

Target Audience: The workshop is designed for staff and students who either use or supervise personnel working with compressed cylinder gases and associated equipment in a laboratory environment.

Why do accidents happen with gas cylinders?

The need for personal protective equipment.

Single and multi-stage regulators.

Group exercise: Pre-use visual checks on regulators.

Safe working practices with gas regulators.

Hose assemblies.

Practical session:

  • Visual check on the gas cylinder
  • Visual check on the regulator
  • Correct fitting of the gas regulator
  • Visual check on the hose assembly
  • Correct attachment of the hose assembly
  • Opening the cylinder valve safely
  • Setting the correct working pressure
  • Leak test procedures
  • Closing the cylinder
  • Safely releasing residual pressure

The workshop will enable participants to:

  • Appreciate the need for personal protective equipment and using the correct cylinder trolleys
  • Correctly identify gas cylinders
  • Recognise how cylinders operate
  • Identify potential hazards on gas regulators
  • Select the correct gas control equipment
  • Experience how to correctly fit a gas regulator to a cylinder valve
  • Recognise the need to open cylinder valves slowly
  • Correctly leak test a gas system
  • Recognise the need for safe shut-down procedures

Delivered By: gassafetytraining.com


Prior to undertaking this training course, staff and post-graduates are required to successfully complete the following training course: Using Gas Cylinders Safely Within Universities (Online)

In order to be allowed to participate in the practical workshop your delegates must bring and wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

• Steel toe capped safety boots / shoes

• Safety glasses

• Safety work wear gloves for handling the cylinders

Our trainer may permit delegates not wearing the correct PPE to view the practical workshop, but they will not be permitted to actively participate in it.

Refresher Training

Three yearly for refresher training.