Safe Systems of Work

Gas Monitor- Non Accredited

This course aims to provide learners with an overview the importance and relevance of Gas Monitoring as well as the importance of the role. 
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Course Content


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 Standby 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 the controls on equipment are as specified
(14) Importance of regular communication
(15) Sources of assistance and specialist support
(16) Completion of relevant documentation