Detection and Control of Flammable and Toxic Atmospheres

This online course provides information about how to detect and control flammable and toxic atmospheres while working around potentially dangerous gases.

Detection and Control of
Flammable and Toxic Atmospheres

Gas Detection and Safety

Online Training Course

What Does Flammable Control Mean and What are Toxic Atmospheres?

This online course focuses on keeping you safe in environments with potentially hazardous gases. It covers the detection and control of flammable and toxic atmospheres, emphasizing the features and operation of common detector tube devices (bellows and piston) and gas monitors (personal, portable, and fixed). The curriculum explores explosive ranges, toxic atmospheres, oxygen levels, flammable substances, flammable gas principles, vapor detection, and more. Join to gain practical insights and a comprehensive understanding of working with dangerous gases.

For anyone entering work sites requiring gas detection, mastering the use of gas detection equipment is crucial. Found in diverse settings like plant sites, drilling operations, and confined spaces, this equipment is vital for identifying and measuring potentially harmful gases. The training covers various devices, including personal monitors, portable devices, and fixed monitors, ensuring you can navigate different work environments. By completing this course, you’ll not only meet safety requirements for accessing such sites but also contribute to a safer work environment by effectively handling gas detection equipment.

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Course Overview

Course Overview

This course takes the audience through 8 significant modules, which are:

Module 1: Introduction
This module introduces you to the topics that will be covered throughout the course, what you can expect, and why this course is important for you.

Module 2: Detector Tube Devices
This module introduces you to the most common types of detector tube devices and the methods for operating them safely.

Module 3: Continuous Gas Monitors
This module thoroughly covers the three types of continuous gas monitors: personal, portable, and fixed. It also explains how to safely don, operate, maintain, and use this detection equipment as well as perform a bump test.

Module 4: Combustible Gas Monitors
This module provides a thorough explanation of combustible gas monitors and how they work. Topics covered include thermal conductivity, semiconductor sensors, catalytic sensors, display features, equipment related challenges, and measurements.

Module 5: Fixed Continuous Monitors
This module provides an overview of fixed continuous monitors including their functions and characteristics.

Module 6: Gas Testing
This modules provides an overview of gas testing and how to use detection equipment.

Module 7: Conclusion
In preparation for the final exam, this module will review the information that has been presented.

Module 8: End of Course
The final exam includes 20 questions from a question bank and allows three attempts to pass. If you have an unsuccessful attempt, it is recommended that you review the content before attempting the exam again. Certification is only acquired with a passing mark of 80%.

The completion time of this course is roughly 2 hours, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a 3-year certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring is available for an additional fee.

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Ground Disturbance Level 201


Average Completion Time

The average completion time is 2 hours. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.