Compressed Gas training online

Compressed Gas training online

There are many hazards present when working with compressed gas. This includes toxic gas exposure, oxygen displacement, fires, and explosions. It is important for workers to know how to prevent hazards and protect themselves when working with compressed gas.

Course Duration
40 minutes



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Compressed gas training covers best practices in handling, use, and storage to control these hazards. General and construction industries, shipyard work, and marine terminals are some of the work sites covered.

Who Needs Compressed Gas Training?

Individuals working at a site using compressed gas and their supervisors.

Course Outline

Working with compressed gas overview

  • Importance of safety with compressed gas
  • Industries
  • Types of gases
  • Handling considerations
  • Storage considerations

Recognizing hazards

  • General best practices in recognizing hazards
  • Potential asphyxiation hazard
  • Hazards
  • What to know
  • Minimizing hazards
  • Warning signs

Evaluating and controlling hazards

  • General best practices in evaluating and controlling hazards
  • Storage
  • Labels
  • Temps
  • Emergencies

Best practices

  • Valves, connectors
  • Safety devices
  • Substitution
  • Ventilation
  • Personal cleanliness
  • Empty cylinders
  • General precautions
  • PPE
  • Skin/eyes
  • Inhalation
  • Storage
  • Labels
  • Temps
  • Proper ventilation
  • Storing
  • Receiving cylinders
  • Transporting cylinders
  • Storage areas, temperatures, general precautions
  • Safe handling and use
  • Associated equipment
  • Oxidizing gases
  • Confined spaces
  • Empty cylinders
  • Housekeeping rules

Guidelines and standards

  • Guidelines and standards
  • CSA
  • CFR
  • Safety guide
  • Examples
  • Best practices