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Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Training

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Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Training Course Summary

Compressed gas cylinders provide an almost perfect package to transport and use gases for work. Acetylene, oxygen, argon, propane, nitrogen, helium and chlorine are just a few of the common gases that are used through compressed gas cylinders. However, gas and the cylinder their placed within can pose a major hazard in the workplace if they are not handled, stored and transported safely. Join Hot Zone to learn how.

Who Would Benefit From This Course:

Employees who would benefit from safe handling of compressed gas cylinders includes:

  • Supervisors
  • Welders
  • Millwrights
  • Maintenance Team Members
  • Health and Safety Professionals
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee Members
  • Health and Safety Representatives

Course Content:

  • Legislation and standards ( OHSA, Ontario Fire Code, CSA, and TSSA)
  • Safe operating procedures for compressed gas cylinders
  • Hazards associated with compressed gas cylinders
  • Safe handling, storage, transportation issues, the importance of leak testing, reactivity issues in storage and use
  • Personal protective equipment requirements
  • Cylinder emergencies
  • Practical hands-on skills
Duration 3 Hours
Training Interval 3 Years Recommended Refresher
Pre-Requisite WHMIS
Includes Certificate of Completion


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