Using Oxy-fuel Gases Safely

Type of Course: Health Safety & Environment          
Course Reference: HTPP-005

This e-learning workshop is for staff and students who use oxy-fuel gases and associated equipment in a university, college or school environment for cutting, heating, burning, brazing or other similar processes.

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
  • Recognise how different cylinders operate
  • Be aware of the hazards of asphyxia
  • Recognise the hazards posed by oxygen enrichment
  • Identify flammability hazards
  • Select the correct regulators
  • Recognise the need for flashback arrestors
  • Select the correct hoses, torch and nozzle
  • Recognise the hazards of using incorrect manual handling techniques
  • Re-assess storage facilities in line with current Codes of Practice, Legislation and Guidance          Notes
  • Introduce safe working practices into their working environment
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HEaTED Members:

Online: £24.50


Online: £27.50

3.5 hours

This activity is subject to minimum group numbers but can be delivered on-site at your institution at a time and date to suit your team. Please contact us at for more information.

We offer a bulk-buy discount; every 10th online training access code purchased in a single transaction is half price.

For HEaTED members, we offer 1 free place for every 10 bookings, and 2 for groups of 15 or above.

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