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Medical gas safety for staff

Who this training is for

This programme is designed for staff who store, transport or administer medical gases in their daily work.

Contact the Health and Safety helpdesk for more information or advice

Training format



After completing this programme, trainees will be able to

  • explain relevant legislation and codes of practice
  • identify the composition and identification of various gases
  • identify the hazards involved in working with medical gases
  • explain safe operating practices

Course content

  • Statutory and regulatory obligations
  • What is a medical gas?
  • Hazards of medical gases
  • Cylinder identification, management and security
  • Cylinder handling and operation

How to book

Online via


There is an online assessment to be completed.


An online certificate of completion will be issued.

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