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How to book

Delegates must complete the relevant e-learning session: Compressed gases and connecting gas regulators e-learning prior to making the booking request.
You will be emailed a unique ID and a link to a booking form on successful completion of the e-learning module.

Information and Booking

Trainer: WORKSAFE GB Ltd
Cost: Internal - No charge.
External not available.

Duration: For each date, you will be able to choose from 4 sessions of 30 minutes each, starting respectively at:
13:30, 14:15, 15:00, 15:45
Unless otherwise stated, all courses are held in South Kensington.
Dates: 
2021:
13 October – SK - (13:30; 14:15; 15:00 are fully booked)
20 October – SK - (13:30; 14:15; 15:00 are fully booked)
27 October – HM
10 November – SK
17 November – SK
24 November – SK
08 December – HM
15 December – SK

Who should attend

All staff or postgraduate students whose activities involve working with compressed gases and connecting regulators in a laboratory environment should attend this course.

Pre-course work

Participants must complete the relevant e-learning session: Compressed gases and connecting gas regulators e-learning prior to making the booking request.
Participants must  also read the Code of Practice – Gases CoP Safe handling

Key Areas

  • Why accidents happen
  • Risk assessment
  • Correctly identifying gas cylinders
  • Identifying potential hazards and defects of gas regulators
  • Understanding how to fit a regulator to a cylinder valve
  • Recognising the need to open cylinder valves slowly
  • Knowing how to correctly leak test gas cylinders correctly
  • Recognising the hazards involved when handling gas cylinders
  • Demonstration of manual handling techniques

Further Information