Using gas cylinders safely within universities HC139 / J02

Start date
15 Sep 19
1 Hour
Online Course


This comprehensive online safety training workshop can be used to train new staff and students, or as a cost effective refresher option. This course is recommended for staff and students who use gas cylinders in a university or college environment. It is recommended this training is repeated every two years to remain current.


At the end of the online interactive workshop you will be able to:

  • correctly identify gas cylinders
  • understand how cylinders operate
  • be aware of the hazards of asphyxia
  • recognise the hazards posed by oxygen enrichment
  • identify flammability hazards
  • select the correct gas control equipment
  • identify the key stages in using cylinders safely
  • recognise the hazards associated with handling cylinders
  • re-assess current storage facilities in line with safe working practices
  • become pro-active in assessing risk when using gas cylinders
  • introduce safe working practices into your working environment


Using gas cylinders safely within universities15 September 201909:00-10:00Online course


The cost of this course is as follows:

  • HEaTED members: £24.75 + VAT per person
  • Non-HEaTED members: £27.25 + VAT per person

Every 10th e-learning code purchased in a single transaction is half price.

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heated memberActivity fee£24.75 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£27.25 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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