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Air Monitoring Course Summary:

It is essential to determine whether hazardous atmospheres exist before workers enter a dangerous environment. Learn how air monitoring is performed for confined, restricted and enclosed space applications, as well as in hazardous chemical storage locations such as flammable storage rooms.

Who Would Benefit From Attending Air Monitoring Training:

Emergency Response Teams, Fire Fighters, Confined Space Entrants, Attendances and Rescue Teams, HazMat Teams, Maintenance Staff, Supervisors, Health and Safety Professional

Air monitoring training will benefit:

  • Health and Safety Managers / Specialists
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee members
  • Health and Safety Representatives
  • Confined Space Entrants, Attendants, and Confined Space Rescue Team Members
  • Supervisors
  • Consultants needed to perform confined and restricted space assessments.

Course Content:

  • Legislation – Standards and legislation governing the use of air monitoring equipment
  • Theory of Air Monitoring
  • Hazard Assessment –The keys to determining the correct selection of air monitors and proper sensor configurations
  • Threshold Limit Values and Monitor Alarms Sets – Why does my monitor alarm at certain values
  • Common Monitor Sensors – O2, H2S, LEL, and CO (The 4 common sensors on a 4-gas monitor)
  • Monitor Care, Maintenance, Bump Testing and Calibration Issues
  • Review of 4-Gas, 5-Gas, Colorimetric Tubes, CMS systems, PIDs
  • Practical Training – Training on your workplace specific make/model of monitor(s)
  • Practical Application/ Usage of Air Monitors – Confined space entry, odour investigation, gas Leaks (natural gas, propane, etc.), basic hazmat response
Duration 4 Hours
Training Interval 3 Years Recommended Refresher
Pre-Requisite None
Includes Certificate of Completion


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