OPITO GAS MONITOR

Duration: 1 day

The tasks Gas Monitors are required to undertake may vary depending on the workplace operation at the time. The tasks also vary in complexity and responsibility. This course is designed to meet the initial training and knowledge assessment requirements for personnel preparing to work as Gas Monitors. The aim and objectives of the Gas Monitor training standard is to ensure that personnel preparing for a gas monitor role involved in providing safety watch duties by the ongoing monitoring of a hot work site are equipped with the relevant knowledge to safely carry out the role.

Course Elements

Introduction
OPITO
Hot work (any operation involving naked flames or producing heat and/or sparks or any operation that has spark potential)
Confined space criteria
The type of operations being tested for flammable and toxic gases
Roles and responsibilities of the Fire Watch
Roles and responsibilities of the Stand By person
Responsibilities of the Gas Monitor role
How to select, use and care for PPE
How to work within the safe system of work
The hazards and properties of flammable gases
The behaviour of different flammable and toxic gases
The potential arrival of flammable gas or vapour clouds at the hot work site
Impact of environmental changes on working conditions
Importance of checking controls on the equipment are as specified
Importance of regular communication
Sources of assistance and specialist support
Completion of relevant documentation

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Contact Details

Main Office

AquaTerra House,
Tofthills Avenue,
Midmill Business Park,
Kintore, Aberdeen,
UK, AB51 0QP

Email Address

Bookings@aquaterra.co.uk

Phone Number

+44 (0) 1224 392626