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Gas Monitor Awareness

Target audience:

This course provides the underpinning knowledge required for those personnel preparing to fulfil the role of a Gas Monitor.

Course Goal/Description:

This Gas Monitor course focuses on: Safe Systems of Work and Responsibilities; Hot Work and Confined Space Operations; Hazards and Properties of Flammable and Toxic Gases; Behaviour of Gases; and PPE, Communication and Equipment.

Learning Objectives:

To successfully complete this module delegates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of:

(1) Hot work (any operation involving naked flames or producing heat and/or sparks or any operation that has spark potential)

(2) Confined space criteria

(3) The type of operations being tested for flammable and toxic gases

(4) Roles and responsibilities of the Fire Watch

(5) Roles and responsibilities of the Stand By person

(6) Responsibilities of the Gas Monitor role

(7) How to select, use and care for PPE

(8) How to work within the safe system of work

(9) The hazards and properties of flammable gases

(10) The behaviour of different flammable and toxic gases

(11) The potential arrival of flammable gas or vapour clouds at the hot work site

(12) Impact of environmental changes on working conditions

(13) Importance of checking controls on the equipment are as specified

(14) Importance of regular communication

(15) Sources of assistance and specialist support

(16) Completion of relevant documentation