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Gas Measurement (Maritime) Training

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Duration
60 minutes
Category
Engineering & Technology, Process Operations
Sector
Maritime
Price
£62.50 exc. local taxes
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Further Information - Gas Measurement (Maritime) Training

Description

Who is this course for?

This Gas Measurement (Maritime) Training Course is relevant for all personnel

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role

How will this course benefit me?

This course aims to provide learners with an introduction to dangerous atmospheres on board, how to detect and measure toxic and flammable gases, and the precautions and procedures to follow when entering confined spaces.

How will this course benefit my company?

By ensuring you are familiar with the dangerous atmospheres on board, are able to detect and measure toxic and flammable gases, and aware of the precautions and procedures to follow when entering confined spaces.

What standards are referred to in this course?

N/A

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

Learning Objectives

• Identify what constitutes a dangerous atmosphere on board

• Describe the types of atmospheres on board a vessel that can be detrimental to your health, and can even prove fatal

• Describe the different types of flammable gases found in the maritime industry

• Describe the different toxic gases found in the maritime industry

• Describe the detection methods for flammable and toxic gases

• Explain the precautions that must be taken when dealing with flammable and toxic gases

• Describe the most common ways of detecting gas

• Describe different portable gas detection technologies

• Describe portable gas detection technologies in detail

• Describe the main differences between aspirated and non-aspirated gas detectors

• Describe the standard calibration checks to be carried out prior to use of the gas monitor

• Describe the proper use of the gas detector

• Describe the older technology gas monitors and the restrictions in their use

• Describe the most important aspect in choosing a gas detector

• Describe how to measure flammable gases

• Describe the monitoring of gases above the LEL range

• Describe the symptoms of oxygen enrichment and oxygen deficiency

• Explain how carbon monoxide is formed and why it can be dangerous to humans

• Explain what hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is, and how it can be dangerous to humans

• Identify the spaces on board a vessel that can be considered to be a confined space

• Describe what an enclosed space is and provide examples of confined spaces

• Describe the respiratory hazards related to confined spaces

• Describe the basic requirements for entering confined spaces

• Explain what precautions must be taken during entry into a confined space

• Identify when it is safe to enter a confined space

• Explain what ‘gas freeing’ is and why it is necessary before entry into a confined space

• Identify the basic principles of inerting and purging

• Identify the dangers associated with inert gases

• Define the basic rules for checking that the atmosphere is safe by testing before entry

Assessment

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones

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