This course is designed to provide the knowledge and practical skills necessary for participants to become proficient in the proper use of gas detection instrumentation when conducting gas testing in hazardous areas. It is intended to outline the role of a Gas Tester in preventing workplace accidents related to the presence of hazardous gases. Participants should include personnel involved in the detection of hazardous gases prior to entry into a confined space or that work around hazardous areas where toxic and/or flammable gases may be present.
The employer must ensure that each operator is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.
This class will cover the following subjects:
Introduction to Gas Detection
Gas Detection Legislative Review
Chemical and Physical properties of Chemicals and Gas Laws
Gas Detectors – Instrument Types & Selection Criteria
Gas Detectors – Principles of Operation, Major Components, and Performance Characteristics
Gas Testing Strategies
Online SELA website, Scheduled On-site Class, Program Package purchase.
SELA training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1-2009. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. SELA Safety Council LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria’s.
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