In-House Safety Training

In response to market demand, BOC has developed a range of safety awareness workshops and practical courses

Two men in hard hats inspecting gas pipes as part of a training session

Benefits

  • Training delivered by highly skilled, industry trained and experienced course directors
  • Training is managed on-site where it is directly related to the delegates work environment
  • A wide variety of courses and workshops are available covering many different aspects of gas usage
  • It can be more cost-effective than having to accommodate personnel away from the workplace

Who should attend

  • Anyone using, handling or storing compressed gas cylinders and/or cryogenic gases
  • Safety personnel and other managers with operational responsibility for safety
  • Managers, supervisors and staff from all functions who are responsible for the safe use of compressed gas cylinders and/or cryogenic gases within their area of work

Awareness workshops - range

Course Duration Maximum delegates
Industrial gases safety awareness 3 ½ hours 20
Laboratory gases safety awareness 3 ½ hours 20
Laboratory gases safety awareness (including piped systems) 4 hours 20
Cryogenic gases safety awareness 3 ½ hours 20
Propane/LPG gases safety awareness 3 hours 20
Inert gases safety awareness 3 ½ hours 20
Welding/shielding gases safety awareness 3 ½ hours 20
Safe manual handling of gas cylinders 4 hours 12

Awareness workshops - objectives

In addition to the specific objectives of each workshop those attending will also be able to:

  • Correctly identify gas cylinders and cryogenic vessels
  • Recognise the hazards associated with gases
  • Reduce risks when using cryogenic liquids
  • Understand the hazards posed by oxygen enrichment
  • Identify flammability hazards
  • Select the correct gas control equipment
  • Recognise the hazards associated with handling gas cylinders
  • Re-assess current storage facilities in line with safe working practice
  • Become pro-active in assessing risk when using gas cylinders
  • Introduce safe working practices into the working environment

Practical workshops - range

Course Duration Maximum delegates
Oxy-fuel systems inspection 3 ½ hours 12
Oxy-fuel systems set-up and pre-use check                                             2 ½ hours 12
Connecting regulators and cylinder set-up 2 hours 12
Liquid nitrogen decanting 2 hours 12

Practical workshops - objectives

In addition to the specific objectives of each workshop those attending will also be able to:

  • Identify potential hazards and defects on gas regulators
  • Identify the functional differences between single and multi-stage regulators
  • Understand how to correctly fit a regulator to a cylinder valve
  • Recognise the need to open cylinder valves slowly
  • Recognise the hazards involved when handling gas cylinders
  • Understand the need to use correct cylinder trolleys

Email us

Email our safety training team to book your in-house training

Call us

To find out more, discuss your training requirements, or book your training, please call a training advisor on  01270 758 892