Cryogenic Gases Safety Training

Interactive & engaging classroom & practical sessions. Covering the hazards, safe use, filling & handling of cryogenic gases used in industries such as medical, engineering, manufacturing & produce.

Cryogenic Gases Safety Training

Attendance of the Cryogenic Gases Safety course gives staff information to understand the specific hazards associated with cryogens, resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

  • Available as an add-on to the Compressed Gases Safety Course

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for all those working with cryogenic liquids and gases commonly used for scientific, industrial and medical applications.


This training is nationally accredited by EAL

Why Training

This training ensures your organisation complies with obligations to train all staff exposed to risk.

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”

Specialist Training Instructor, (DECA) Defence Electronics & Components Agency

“It is a pleasure to deal with a Company who know what our requirements are, and query what we are booking – thank you”

Installation & Facilities Management, Diamond Light Source

“Brilliant! Feedback was all positive. Trainer up-beat & up-to-date.Delivery using button votes was a great way to check knowledge of candidates and the guys felt they had learnt more than hearing same words from a trainer from previous company. Can’t praise enough. Very positive, enjoyable and picked up a lot of new information as delivery…

HR Advisor , Kidde Graviner

“Really good, Helen (Commercial Director) is endlessly patient and helpful. Trainer very self sufficient and delegate feedback is very good”

EAL Recognised Centre

Certification is available as a Nationally Accredited Level 3 Qualification.

Awarded by EAL the Level 3 Qualification is the the highest level of achievement available for compressed gas safety training in the UK - only available from PGS.

What is included?

Each learner receives

CPD Accredited Certification
Supporting documentation
Access to 3 year technical support

Management receives

Detailed feedback on delegate performance for inclusion in company training records
A summary of learner opinions of training
Relevant updates on gas legislation

Course Structure for Cryogenic Gases Safety Training

Classroom Session (3.5 hours)

Interactive training on Cryogenic gases and equipment used in a laboratory environment with topics including:
User behaviour & perceptions
Incident case study
Gas properties
Hazards caused by cryogens: cold; asphyxiation; Oxygen enrichment; pressure
Carbon dioxide & dry ice
Functions of pressurised vessels
Ice plugs
PPE & First aid

Practical Session (allow approximately 1 hour)

Learners will be given the opportunity to undertake:

The trainer will oversee this task performed by an experienced operator to ensure compliance with current safe procedures & practice.


PGS Work with companies, partners and organisations whose concern is the safety of employees & contractors using potentially hazardous compressed gases.

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