Overview & Objectives
The Gas Monitoring and Calibration Awareness for Construction online safety course from Exceed Safety is an introductory-level training that focuses on the instruments used to protect construction personnel from unseen hazards in the work environment. Throughout this natural gas safety training, participants can expect to learn the reasons and methodology behind proper instrument maintenance and calibration.
NOTICE: Participants can expect to discuss OSHA’s bulletin, “Verification of Calibration for Direct-Reading Portable Gas Monitors” – SHIB 05-04-2004.
Exceed Safety’s Gas Monitoring and Calibration Awareness for Construction online training covers the risk of illness or injury on the jobsite due to respiratory hazards caused by oxygen deficiency caused by the presence of toxic gasses. Additionally, participants will learn the importance of gas monitoring and the proper training required to ensure safety on the jobsite. Specific course topics include the following:
- Gas monitoring instruments
- Instrument inaccuracy and responsiveness
- Calibration, accuracy, and calibration drift
- Types of calibration
- Gas monitoring and calibration review
Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:
- International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)
- Bump tests