Use of Portable Electronic Gas Detector

Intended for

Persons who have found a need for personal gas detector use or users who are changing from one gas detector to another

Introduction

This course is essential for compliance with the “information, instruction and training” requirements under the Health & Safety at Work Etc Act 1974 and aims to ensure that delegates can select, inspect and set up a personal gas detector ready for use, to ensure that they are able to use the instrument correctly, to ensure that they can read, interpret and understand a datalog from a personal gas detector

Subject modules

Gas Hazards and the need for portable detection equipment
Layout and components of the gas detector
Identification of the sensor array
Sensor technology
Switching on and the start sequence
Fresh air zero
Use of “peak”, “TWA” and “gas” modes for monitoring
Limitations of the equipment
Analysis & interpretation of data log readings

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge required for this course

Assessment method

Continuous assessment
Practical assessment

Course duration

Half Day

Candidate ratio

1:6

Revalidation period

Certification valid for 3 years

Overview

This course is essential for compliance with the “information, instruction and training” requirements under the Health & Safety at Work Etc Act 1974 and aims to ensure that delegates can select, inspect and set up a personal gas detector ready for use, to ensure that they are able to use the instrument correctly, to ensure that they can read, interpret and understand a datalog from a personal gas detector

Client

Persons who have found a need for personal gas detector use or users who are changing from one gas detector to another

Skills

Bespoke Courses
Confined Space Courses

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