Training Outline

PROPOSED SAFETY COURSE OUTLINE AGENDA CRYOGENIC SAFETY

1. INTRODUCTION
a. Aims & objectives
b. Legislation applicable & guidance available

2. PRODUCTION & SUPPLY
a. How cryogenic liquid gases are manufactured and shipped

3. VESSELS
a. Design, construction and function of vessels, [pressurized] liquid cylinders and dewars
b. Recommended checks and maintenance

4. PROPERTIES OF CRYOGENS
a. Cardice
b. Liquid nitrogen
c. Liquid helium
d. Liquid argon, etc.

5. THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS
a. ‘Contact vs. non-contact’
b. Oxygen deficiency
c. Oxygen enrichment
d. Carbon dioxide enrichment
e. Cryogenic burns, frostbite & hypothermia

6. SAFETY IN VESSEL HANDLING
a. Assessment
b. Selection of PPE
c. Key issues

7. SAFETY IN CRYOGENIC GAS STORAGE
a. Worst possible scenario
b. Ventilation & gas detection
c. Key issues

8. RISK ASSESSMENT – worked example

9. COURSE QUESTIONNAIRE
a. How to enroll for the on-line questionnaire and certification portal

10. OPEN FORUM & CLOSING COMMENTS Course Fee: $800.00 + VAT. Maximum delegate number = 12 course notes and certificates are F.O.C.