Global Safety Principles: Compressed Gas Safety

  • 4 topics | 39m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Many industrial and laboratory operations require the use of compressed gases for a variety of different operations. This course will establish what elements are needed for an effective compressed gas safety program. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify the hazards associated with compressed gases
  • identify requirements for cylinder marking
  • identify proper storage precautions for gas cylinders
  • identify general safety precautions for using and handling cylinders
  • identify techniques for leak detection
  • identify requirements for safely transporting containers and cylinders
  • identify safe handling techniques for poison inhalation hazard materials and cryogenic gas containers


  • Hazards of Compressed Gases
  • Cylinder Markings
  • Cylinder Storage, Use, and Handling
  • Requirements for Safe Transportation