This course provides essential information about the detection and control of flammable and toxic atmospheres in your workplace. The characteristics of the most common detector tube devices (bellows and piston) and gas monitors (personal, portable, and fixed) are covered.
The topics of explosive ranges, toxic atmospheres, oxygen levels, flammable substances, flammable gas principles, vapour detection are included as well.
Who should take this course? The course is suitable for anyone entering a work site with oil and gas operations, or if they must work in confined spaces such as vessels or an environment such as subsurface sewage tunnels.
Module 1: Introduction
The various module topics are outlined and why this course is an important part of your safety training.
Module 2: Detector Tube Devices
This module outlines the most common types of detector tube devices and the methods for operating them safely.
Module 3: Continuous Gas Monitors
This module rigorously details the three types of continuous gas monitors: personal, portable, and fixed. It explains how to safely don, operate, maintain, and use this detection equipment along with conducting a bump test.
Module 4: Combustible Gas Monitors
This module explains in detail combustible gas monitors and how they work. Topics covered include thermal conductivity, semiconductor sensors, catalytic sensors, display features, equipment related challenges, and measurements.
Module 5: Fixed Continuous Monitors
This module provides an overview of fixed continuous monitors including their functions and characteristics.
Module 6: Gas Testing
This modules provides an overview of gas testing and how to use detection equipment.
Module 7: Conclusion
This module is a review in preparation for the exam at the end of the course.
Module 8: End of Course
The final exam includes 20 questions from a question bank and allows three attempts to pass. If you have an unsuccessful attempt, it is recommended that you review the content before attempting the exam again. Certification is only acquired with a passing mark of 80%.
approx. 2 hours depending on review time required
Students answer questions on the course material in the form of a final exam and are required to obtain a minimum passing mark of 80%.
Following successful completion of this course, the student will have the opportunity to download and print a non-transferable certificate of completion.
To order multiple copies of this course for employees, please do give us a call directly at the number on the bottom of the page.