Gases At Pressure

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Gases at Pressure – Training Course

The Training Course on Gases at Pressure gives delegates an appreciation of the topic through a mixture of presentation material, practical demonstrations and paper exercises. It can be completed in a half-day session at Strata Technology’s offices in Sunbury on Thames or can be undertaken at your own premises. The course comprises the following:

Introduction

Overview – protection against:

  • Impact
  • Blast from explosion
  • Release of compressed fluid
  • Parts of equipment or flying debris
  • Contact with Released Fluid
  • Asphyxiation
  • Poisoning
  • Fire/Explosion
  • Resulting from released fluid

Risk of Failure – depends on:

  • Pressure in System
  • Type of fluid/Properties
  • Containing equipment
  • Suitability
  • Age and condition
  • Complexity/control of its operation
  • Prevailing Conditions
  • People (design, manufacture, install, maintain, test, operate)
  • Skills
  • Knowledge

Health & Safety Law

  • Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974 (HASAWA)
  • Provisions
  • Employer’s duties
  • Employees’ duties

Pressure Systems Safety Regulations, 2000 (PSSR)

  • Brief history of pressure legislation
  • PSSR made under HASAWA
  • Objective – reduce risk of failure through:
  • Safe & reliable equipment (PED)
  • Knowledge of operating conditions
  • Protective devices
  • Maintenance
  • Training
  • Inspection
  • Type 1, 2 and 3 systems
  • Written Schemes of Examination
  • Competent Persons
  • Equipment
  • Operating Conditions
  • Protective Devices
  • Maintenance
  • Training

Sources of Pressure

  • Design criteria
  • Examples

Need to control pressure

  • Limits
  • Regulators & relief valves
  • Rupture discs
  • Tubing

Practical Safety

  • Dewars
  • Gas cylinders
  • Transportation – minimum requirements
  • Oxygen depletion
  • Isolation
  • Planned
  • Unscheduled

Interested? Get in touch with us here or call +44 (0)1932 732340 and we will be happy to help answer your questions and provide you with further information.