Technical Familiarisation

Compressed Air

 This course aims to encourage the safe use of compressed air and describes the ways in which compressed air can be dangerous as well as how to minimise the risks of such dangers occurring
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Learning Outcomes


LO1 Define compressed air
LO2 Identify common uses of compressed air
LO3 Give examples of the risks associated with the use of compressed air
LO4 Identify the different types and sizes of compressors
LO5 Explain how a typical air compressor operates
LO6 Identify the need for controlling compressed air quality through cooling, drying and filtration
LO7 Identify the different types of protection systems that may be in place