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Compressed Gases

ecourse Compressed Gases

Learn about the use, handling, and storage of compressed gases.

Duration: 1.5 Hours
Price per person: $49.00

Overview

This updated e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.

Gases are compressed to make them easier to handle and transport, and are used in industry and laboratories for a variety of different operations. These gases have their own unique physical, chemical, and mechanical hazards which must be understood in order to work safely.

Learn about the hazards associated with the use, storage, and handling of compressed gases, and how you can work with them safely using industry-proven good practices. References to legislation, standards and guidance materials are provided where appropriate. To complement this course, hands-on training at the facility level regarding the specific use, handling and storage policies and practices used at your organization, is recommended.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Definitions, uses, and legislation
  • Hazards associated with compressed gas use, handling, and storage
  • Components of compressed gas cylinders and systems
  • General handling and storage safe work practices
  • Uses and safety considerations
What are the benefits?
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  • Define compressed gases and outline some of their uses.
  • Outline the main regulatory requirements concerning the use, handling, and storage of compressed gases.
  • Describe the mechanical and chemical hazards which may exist when working with compressed gases.
  • Outline good practices about the use, handling, and storage of compressed gases to help control exposures.

Note: Pyrophoric and cryogenic substances are not covered in this course.

Average time to complete this course is approximately 1-1.5 hours.

Who is this recommended for?
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Anyone who is required to use, handle, or store compressed gas cylinders.

How can training be delivered?
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This eLearning course is delivered online. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go!  It is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

The course takes approximately one hour to complete.

Also available in French.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total Seats
Discount
100 - 499
25%
100 - 499
50%
1000+ 
80%


This course is also available in French

Item Number: EGAS-P3152EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.