Using Gas Cylinders Safely within Universities

Type of Course: Health Safety & Environment
Course Reference: HTPP-002

This e-learning workshop is for staff and students who use gas cylinders and associated equipment in a university, college, or school environment.

The course includes an optional module on fixed gas supply piped systems and manifolds.

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At the end of the e-learning workshop learners 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 proactive in assessing risk when using gas cylinders
  • Introduce safe working practices into their working environment
  • Online

HEaTED Members:

Online: £24.50

Online: £27.25

3 hours