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Compressed Gases *Updated!*

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

A hand tightening a bolt on a gas line.
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$49.00 *
Format:
e-Course
Language:
English/French
Duration:
1 to 1.5 hours
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Description

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.

Topics include:

  • 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

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • 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.

Target Audience

Anyone who is required to use, handle, or store compressed gas cylinders.

Prerequisite

None.

Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of the course and passing a final, multiple-choice exam, learners will be able to print a certificate of completion.

System Requirements

This course is delivered online. View the minimum system requirements to take this course.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

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The CCOHS Difference

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a certificate upon successful course completion (except free awareness courses).

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