Medical Gases Safety Training

This training course delivered at your location through a blend of classroom & practical training. Covering the safe use, handling, storage & transportation of medical oxygen & other medical gases, supporting the training obligations of NHS HTM 02-01 Part B.

Training Format: On-Site Training, Webinar
Applicable Gases:
Dry Ice, Liquid Nitrogen, Medical Gases, Medical Oxygen, Oxygen

Related Industries: Healthcare, Medical

Medical Gases Safety Training

This training course combines classroom & practical demonstration.  Covering the safe use, handling, storage & transportation of medical oxygen & other medical gases, supporting the training obligations of NHS HTM 02-01 Part B. 

The course covers the safety training requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act and BCGA Codes of Practice. Highlighting the specific hazards associated with these commonly used gases such as oxygen enrichment/deficiency, flammability, reactions with oils & greases, regulator changing etc.

Attendance gives staff information to understand the specific hazards associated with medical gases such as medical oxygen resulting in an assured workforce and a safer workplace.

Who is the course for?

The safe use and handling of medical gases, chiefly oxygen, nitrous oxide and nitrous oxide & oxygen (Entonox) used in medical applications.

Certification

This training is nationally accredited by EAL & provides 3 CPD learning hours.

Why Training

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

Capability Manager, Qinetiq

“Thank you for a very professionally run course, very informative and educational”

QED Construction

The staff were very helpful. Our operatives gave a very good response to taking the course and its content. The training was presented very well and the content was up-to-date”

Joanne Forrester, O’Malley Plant Hire

“PGS were very helpful and were able to assist us at short notice, thank you for your help”

Paul David Downie, Operations and Maintenance Manager – Vattenfall Renewables

The course was well structured and feedback from the team was very positive, all involved thoroughly enjoyed the course”

NDT Co-coordinator, QA Weld Tech Ltd

Trainer was obviously very experienced and after the initial reaction from some of our older members of staff of “another course? we know all about gas safety” it was pleasing to see that the same people found the course very interesting and also felt they had learned something – thank you.

Group Training Officer , Sheffield Forgemasters

Customer focused training provider that ensures delivery is engaging, relevant to business needs and in line with current regulations & legislation – very pleased with the service provided.

Jon Buckle, Bosch Thermotechnology

“Brilliant course, very relevant to what we do. I would strongly recommend this training to other areas of our business. All aspects were beneficial”

Group Training Officer , Sheffield Forgemasters

Customer focused training provider that ensures delivery is engaging, relevant to business needs and in line with current regulations & legislation – very pleased with the service provided.

Student, University of Leeds

“Whilst I already had a fair amount of knowledge on gases I still found the workshop extremely useful”

Operations Manager, Army Officer Selection Board

Very pleased with all aspects of dealing with PGS. Very good trainer, put across information well. Staff taking part thoroughly enjoyed the course.”

What price would you pay to secure the safety of your workforce?

We won't be beaten on prices for a like for like training - get in touch and request a no obligation proposal.

What is included?

Each learner receives

Accredited Certification and Passport Card valid for 3 years
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

Classroom Session 2 hours

Interactive training on Medical Gases with topics including:
Fire hazards of Oxygen enrichment
Gas properties & hazards
Identification & cylinder preparation
Regulator fitting
Leak testing
Regulator removal
Faulty cylinder procedure
Manual handling techniques
Connecting cylinders & manual handling

Practical Session allow approximately 1 hour

Learners will be given the opportunity to undertake:
Before-use checks including leak checking
Regulator fitting
Manual handing of cylinders

THERE'S NO PRESSURE HERE

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

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