Compressed Gases and Connecting Gas Regulators
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 3 sessions of 45 minutes each, starting respectively at:
13:30, 14:30 and 15:30
Unless otherwise stated, all courses are held in South Kensington.
13 March - SK - All sessions are fully booked
17 April - SK - pm sessions are fully booked
15 May - SK - 13:30 and 14:30 sessions are fully booked
05 June - TBC
12 June - SK
26 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.
Delegates will also practice manual handling techniques associated with moving a gas cylinder on a trolley. 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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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