Compressed gas cylinders are used in many different industries and settings in the workplace. The proper handling, use and care of these cylinders are important to your safety and that of your co-workers. Compressed gas cylinders have the potential to create hazardous working environments. Both mechanical hazards and chemical hazards can be created if gas cylinders are not handled and used safely.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize with compressed gases, how compressed gas cylinders work and how to handle them safely. The characteristics and dangers of compressed gas cylinders, methods of inspection, as well as safe handling, storing and use, and selection of PPE.