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Information and Booking

Trainer: WORKSAFE GB Ltd
Cost: Internal - No charge. Please check our cancellation fees before booking.
Duration: For each date, you will be able to choose from 6 sessions of 45 minutes each, starting respectively at:
am: 09:30, 10:30 and 11:30
Some pm sessions are available: 13:30, 14:30 and 15:30
(Check dates before booking)
Unless otherwise stated, all courses are held in South Kensington.

05 June - SK - All sessions are fully booked
12 June - SK - All sessions are fully booked
26 June - SK - All sessions are fully booked

Who should attend

All staff or postgraduate students whose activities involve using Cryogenic Liquids and Liquid Nitrogen should attend this course. This practical course will emphasise the hazards of Liquid Nitrogen, but the principles will apply to other Cryogenic Liquids.

Delegates will also practice manual handling techniques associated with moving a pressure vessel. This should be supplemented with local training, where appropriate. Delegates must wear appropriate footwear, sturdy, robust footwear or steel toecap safety boots.
No trainers or open-toe sandals.

Essential Information - How to book

Delegates must complete the relevant e-learning session: Cryogenic Liquids and Decanting Liquid Nitrogen, before 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.
You must also read the Code of Practice - Liquid Nitrogen - storage, use and transportation within College premises Code of Practice - Liquid nitrogen - storage, use and transportation within College premises.
For this programme, cancellation charges apply as follows: If a delegate cancels the course five days before the first day, we will charge a £50 cancellation fee.

Key Areas

  • Why accidents happen
  • Risk assessments
  • Hazards posed by pressure
  • Monitoring and Equipment inspection
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Storage and handling of cryogenics
  • Practical decanting of Liquid Nitrogen
  • Personal Protection Equipment