TEST AND MONITOR HAZARDOUS ATMOSPHERES

GeneveaSAFETY TRAINING

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INSTRUCTION

TESTING AND MONITORING HAZARDOUS ATMOSPHERES

The following topics are covered in the Testing and Monitoring Hazardous Atmospheres Course:

  • Gas detection terminology
  • Electronic gas detection sensor technology
  • Colorimetric detection tube technology
  • Gas test priorities
  • Where to test
  • PPE for testing
  • Gas test reports
  • Controls for atmospheric hazards
  • Electronic gas detector operation including
    • Calibration
    • Function tests
    • Zero processes
    • Peak readings
    • Alarm points
    • Operating modes
  • Detector tube device operation.

Testing and Monitoring Hazardous Atmospheres is a half day course that includes the above mentioned material followed by a written exam. Students will then perform gas tests with onsite equipment, interpret the results and identify controls.