Regulatory Training: Safe Handling and Storage of Transportable Gas Cylinders

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Course outcomes:  Handling & Storing Gas Cylinders

This course will be useful to people who are responsible for handling gas cylinders.
Demonstrate knowledge relating to the handling of gas cylinders
Handle gas cylinders
Transport and store gas cylinders
Demonstrate knowledge relating to the handling of gas cylinders
Handle gas cylinders Handling & Storing Gas Cylinders

Purpose of the course:  

This course will be useful to people who are responsible for handling gas cylinders.

Training in Safe Handling and Storage of Transportable Gas Cylinders is important for several reasons:

  1. Safety: Gas cylinders can contain hazardous materials under high pressure. Mishandling can lead to leaks or even explosions, posing a serious risk to health and safety. Training ensures that workers know how to handle and store these cylinders safely.
  2. Regulatory Compliance: Many jurisdictions have specific regulations for the handling and storage of gas cylinders. Training helps workers and businesses comply with these regulations, avoiding potential fines or legal action.
  3. Efficiency: Proper handling and storage of gas cylinders can improve efficiency. It ensures that cylinders are readily available and in good condition when needed, reducing downtime.
  4. Damage Prevention: Improper storage can lead to damage to the cylinders, potentially causing leaks or rendering them unusable. Training teaches workers how to store cylinders properly to prevent such damage.
  5. Emergency Preparedness: In case of a leak or other emergency, workers need to know how to respond quickly and effectively. Training prepares workers for these situations, reducing the potential harm.

In summary, training in Safe Handling and Storage of Transportable Gas Cylinders is a crucial part of workplace safety. It’s not just about following regulations – it’s about ensuring the well-being of workers and the smooth operation of the workplace. It’s an essential investment in safety and efficiency.

Target group:  
This course is for people who work in the manufacturing, engineering, and technology fields.

Certificates:
Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.   

SAQA unit standard aligned :
Unit Standard 365260 Transport and store gas cylinders within an industrial work site.
Unit standard 11039 Handle gas cylinders in a laboratory environment 

This is a non-accredited course.