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Safe Handling of Cylinders


Half Day

Course Description

Course Title: Safe Handling of Cylinders

Duration: Half day

Who Is Course Designed For:

This half day course is suitable for anyone who examines, refurbishes fills or uses a gas cylinder as part of their jobs and will provide them with an understanding of the risks associated with gas cylinders and their contents.

Course Content:

1.    Introduction to Gas Cylinder Safety

2.    Main causes of Accidents

3.    Main Hazards

4.    Rules for Safe Working with Gas Cylinders

5.    Gas Regulators

6.    Flashback Arrestors

7.    Hoses, Piping, Blow Pipes and Torches

8.    Acetylene –unique properties

9.    Handling Gas Cylinders

10.  Transporting Gas Cylinders

11.  Safe Storage

12.  Cylinder Incident Response

13.  Gas Cylinder Hazards in Your Workplace

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 have fully updated the legislation which effectively implements the requirements of the European agreement concerning the carriage of dangerous goods (ADR). The Department for Transport (DfT) is the UK "Competent Authority" and theVehicle Certification Agency (VCA) administers the system for the appointment of bodies for the conformity assessment and periodic inspection of Transportable Pressure Equipment.

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Course contact Info

Date Posted:
23 January, 2015

Contact Details:
Kelly Green
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