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Who should complete this course?

Are you responsible for handling, using, or transporting compressed gas cylinders? If so, this training course is required. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.

Go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:
  • Properly use, handle, transport, store, dispose of, order, receive, and maintain gas cylinders according to regulatory standards and guidelines.
  • Identify the correct Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to wear when working with a gas cylinder.
  • Recognize the dangers associated with gas cylinders by examining the labels on the gas cylinders and in the SDS.
  • Design an emergency plan and accurately describe what to do in case an incident occurs with a gas cylinder.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in the Managing Compressed Gas Cylinders course. After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.

Call 205-934-2487 for more information.