The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning

Nationally accredited Interactive & engaging e-Learning Covering the hazards, safe use, filling & handling of cryogenic gases used in industries such as medical, engineering, manufacturing & produce.

Approximate Timing: 90 minutes

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The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning

Liquid Nitrogen and Cryogenic liquids are particularly hazardous; their high liquid to gas ratios presents a genuinely serious risk of asphyxiation. This e-learning workshop concentrates on the key safety issues for personnel who are involved in the handling, storage or use of cryogenic gases including liquid nitrogen.

Attendance gives staff information to understand the specific hazards associated with Liquid Nitrogen, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

Who is the course for?

Suitable for those who decant Liquid Nitrogen from vessels or use from dewars & small flasks.


Successful learners will receive a PGS Certificate of Achievement accredited with 1 CPD learning hour.

Why Training

Cryogenic gases safety training ensures your organisation complies with obligations to train all staff exposed to risk.

Training Coordinator, Pfizer R&D UK Ltd

“We had arranged onsite refresher training which was cancelled due to Covid-19.E-Learning was made available to us and has been very well received by all delegates, they found the online sessions very informative and some preferred it to face to face delivery.I received great support and communication throughout the process”

Learner, Pfizer R&D UK Ltd

“Refresher training organised by our training department. E-Learning replaced the face to face course that was cancelled due to Covid-19. I thought the training was beneficial and I would recommend it to others”

Vehicle Certification Agency

“This was an excellent course that has greatly increased my knowledge of gases safety. The e-Learning system is very easy to use and the content was relevant and pitched at the right level. I have recommended this course to people within my organisation”

Trainer, Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

“I’ve really enjoyed the perfect amount of detail in the course, where you come away from a slide knowing what was meant, but not feeling overloaded with information. A really good balance, and really informative about legal requirements. Thanks”

Learner, Babcock DSG

“The course held my interest and has increased my knowledge of gases safety. I thought the training content was excellent and very relevant to my job, overall, I thought the training was very good”

Company Director, Baileys Turkeys Ltd

“I undertook the e-Learning as a free trail to ascertain its benefit for my staff after contacting PGS through the web chat.The course is well put together with a sensible level of detail. Being able to leave and return to training at any point in the day was of particular benefit.I would recommend this training…

Learner, BAE Systems (operations)

“Good flow of information to keep interest, enjoyed the taster questions throughout the course. I enjoyed the course and will recommend this training to other areas of the business where staff require gas cylinder safety training”

Training Coordinator, Leonardo Helicopters

“From my perspective as a Training Co-Ordinator I find that the website is easily accessible and shows, at a glance, those who have not completed their courses. I am also notified immediately via email when a delegate completes and passes the course as I am sent a copy of their certificate. It is immensely helpful…

Learner, Babcock International Group

“The course held my interest and has increased my knowledge of how to work safely with gases. The content is excellent and I think the supporting documentation is good”

Blended Learning

All our e-Learning courses can be delivered as a blended programme with the addition of one or more practical sessions delivered at your location. Please call to discuss this option.

ONE Delegate

The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning Course for a single delegate

£55 (subject to VAT)


Multiple Delegates

The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning Course for multiple delegates

from £55(subject to VAT)

What is included?

Each learner receives

EAL Accredited Certification, valid for 3 years
Supporting documentation
Access to 3 year technical support

Management receives

A summary of learner opinions of training
Relevant updates on gas legislation

Course Objectives for The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning

Topics Covered

Behaviours and perceptions of gas
First Aid
Oxygen enrichment / deficiency
Cryogens behaviour
Appropriate PPE
Safe use of the Liquid Dispenser

On completion of this course learners will:

Understand the effects of oxygen deficient and enriched atmospheres, with particular reference to confined spaces
Know the importance of oxygen monitoring systems and understand their use
Understand the behaviour of Liquid Nitrogen during filling and transfer operations
Know the correct Personal Protective Equipment to wear
Cryogenic gases safety e-Learning

About this e-Learning course

The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning in a nutshell:

The The safe use of Cryogenic Gases E-learning course should take approximately 90 minutes to complete.
Compatible with all devices.
Delivered as a narrated slide presentation with video & quizzes to test knowledge and keep the learner engaged.
Individuals are able to stop and resume a course at their convenience.
To receive a certificate of training learners must successfully answer a final multiple choice quiz
A pass rate of 80% is required to receive a certificate of training
Learners have 2 attempts at the final quiz, they may review a module freely should they fail the test on the first occasion
After a second failed test the full module must be reviewed before taking the test again


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