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Gas Safety Awareness

Syllabus of Gas Safety Awareness Workshop Topics covered

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
  • Gas production
  • Cylinder identification
  • Cylinder valves
  • Gas cylinders and relief devices
  • Gas properties and hazards
  • Cylinder handling (including manual handling procedures)
  • Cylinder storage
  • Leak checking
  • Complaint cylinders
  • Manifolds
  • Procedures in the event of fire

The above topics are covered by slideshow presentation and will also include video footage. This is followed by a practical demonstration of connecting regulators and achieving gas tight seals and handling of cylinders. A question and answers session comes next covering the topics presented and also any other concerns with compressed gases.

At the end of the course, participants will be;

  • aware of the hazards of working with and around compressed gas cylinders.
  • aware of best operating practise on relevant topics and understand the standards associated with gas equipment as prescribed by the BCGA. (British Compressed Gas Association) and EIGA (European Industrial Gas Association).

Following the conclusion of the course there is a quiz for all candidates.

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17 Feb 2022


09:30 - 16:30


Main Campus


Health and Safety Office