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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:
2023:
08 February – SK - Session at 14:15 fully booked
22 February – SK
15 March – SK
29 March – SK
26 April – SK
17 May – SK
07 June – SK
14 June – SK

Who should attend

All staff or postgraduate students who work with compressed gases and connecting regulators in a laboratory environment should attend this course.

How to book

Delegates must complete the relevant e-learning session: Compressed gases and connecting gas regulators e-learning 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.

Pre-course work

Participants must complete the relevant e-learning session: Compressed gases and connecting gas regulators e-learning before 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 leak test gas cylinders correctly
  • Recognising the hazards involved when handling gas cylinders
  • Demonstration of manual handling techniques