Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness

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Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness Course

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 25 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

Members of the general industry workforces may come into contact with compressed gas cylinders at their worksites. When they do, they must know how to respond in a way that’s both safe and effective. But when these cylinders are damaged, in poor condition, leaking, or contain an unknown gas, these professionals need to take extra steps to keep themselves and their entire team safe.

In this Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness for General Industry Course, participants will receive intermediate-level compressed gas cylinder safety awareness training to help them target and eliminate workplace hazards.

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for any standards issued by the United States Department of Labor or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We encourage participants to supplement their learning by reviewing Title 29 in OSHA’s Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Parts 1910.101, 1926.350 as well as the compressed gases general requirements outlined by the Compressed Gas Association (CGA).

The top priority of any general industry worksite should be to keep its personnel safe. To this end, this 25-minute course covers the following pertinent topics:

  • Compressed gas cylinder safety basics and standards
  • Hazard identification
  • Gas cylinder inspection, storage, and movement
  • The dangers of PVC piping
  • Pressure gauge reading
  • Operation and handling, including appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Gas cylinder controls and post-operative considerations
  • Abandoned compressed gas cylinders
  • Compressed gas safety checklist and resources

Who is this Course for?

Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety Awareness for General Industry was designed for employees and employers in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Property management
  • Trade and transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Other general industry sectors

Features & Benefits

After completing this course, participants will be better equipped to stay safe on the job. They will be familiarized with the compressed gas cylinder safety standards set forth by OSHA, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Further, participants will learn about the appropriate PPE to utilize when transporting compressed gas cylinders.

Finally, participants will learn how to adhere to gas cylinder safety guidelines, read a  safety data sheet (SDS), and follow a compressed gas safety checklist to keep their team safe while getting their job done right.

In Person Training

Participants in this course can expect to be engaged with a dynamic, intentional, and highly experienced instructor. Our in-person class allows for questions to be answered immediately, open discussions, and hands-on learning. Some classes can be done via Zoom (just give us a call) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning. It is our goal to teach with a variety of strategies that allow everyone to be engaged in a fun and comfortable learning environment.