JOIFF – APPROVED GAS TESTER – LEVELS 1, 2, & 3

Course content sheet and timetable. Prepared by Duncan Barrow E-mail [email protected] Tel: +356 7952 159 Duration and Assessment Classroom input 2 days Practical scenarios 1 day (Optional) Assessment methods – Formative, summative and practical demonstration. Summative assessment will be by way of multiple-choice exam. Accreditation JOIFF Syllabus (the order listed below will also be the […]

Duration

2 days

Venue

ISTC - MALTA

Language

English/Maltese (and other languages upon request)

Price

355.00 Incl. VAT

Course content sheet and timetable.
Prepared by Duncan Barrow
E-mail [email protected] Tel: +356 7952 159
Duration and Assessment
Classroom input 2 days
Practical scenarios 1 day (Optional)
Assessment methods – Formative, summative and practical demonstration. Summative
assessment will be by way of multiple-choice exam.
Accreditation
JOIFF
Syllabus (the order listed below will also be the order in which the presentation is
delivered)
1: Course Introduction
• Registration
• Safety Brief
2: Introduction
• Aims and learning outcomes
• Reason for attendance (video presentation of H2S accident)
• Maltese and international legislation
• Employer and Employee responsibilities
• Organisational requirements
o Policy, Procedure, Standard Operating Policies, SSOW, Permit to work, Risk
Assessment.
• How to access safety information and policy (Specific to client)
• Policy and Procedure Examples
o Run through and discuss SSOW, PTW, Risk Assessments etc
3: Risk Assessment
• What is a hazard?
• What is a risk?
• Numerical risk matrix
• Hierarchy of Controls
4: Gases
• Definition, properties, behaviour
• Gases of interest (Client specific)
o Oxygen (Explain properties, Enriched, Deficient, Catalyst)
o Flammables (Explain properties, Buoyancy, Combustion, Flammable range)
o Toxic (As above including Work Exposure Limits)
• Where these gases are likely to be found.
5: Types of Operations Tested for Flammable and Toxic Gases
• What is Cold Work?
• What is Hot Work?
• What is a Confined Space?
• Who is Involved?
o Firewatch, Gas Tester, Standby Personnel (monitors), Entrants, Rescue,
Others.
• Roles and Responsibilities
o Firewatch, Standby Personnel, Monitoring Personnel
6: How to Select, Use and Care for PPE and RPE (including defect
Reporting)
7: Operating Principles of Gas Testing
• Strengths and Weaknesses of Detector Types (Catalytic, Infra-red etc)
• Failure Modes
• Operation including –
o Pre Use Checks for Each Application, Confirming Functionality,
Aspirating/Non-Aspirating, Calibration
• Interpreting Results
• Recording Results
8: Gas Testing in Preparation for Hot Work
• Standard operating procedures, Permit to work, safe systems of work
• Ventilation, Purging, Blinding
• Setting up the Detector (Practical Demonstration)
• Range, frequency, Monitoring, Retesting
• Where to Site for Continuous Monitoring
• Potential Arrival of Flammable Gas or Vapour Clouds at the Work Site
• Impact of Environmental Changes
• Checking Equipment
• Importance of Regular Communication
• Where to access Specialist Assistance or Support
• Completion of Documentation
9: Gas Testing for Confined Space
• Standard operating procedures, Permit to work, safe systems of work
• Behaviour of Gases in Confined Spaces
• Ventilation and Purging
• Setting up the Detector (Practical Demonstration)
• Range, Frequency, Monitoring, Retesting
• Performing Gas Tests in Sequence
• Obtaining Representative Atmosphere Sample
• Taking Samples at Various points to Locate Concentrations of Gases and Vapours
• Sampling Confined Spaces at Safe Distances
• Testing in Inert Atmospheres
• Where to Site Equipment for Continuous Monitoring
• Impact of Environmental Changes
• Checking Equipment
• Importance of Regular Communications
• Where to access Specialist Assistance or Support
• Completion of Documentation
10: Summative Assessment
11: Day 3 Practical (On site at clients company)
• SSOW
• PTW
• Hot Work
• Confined Space
• Emergency Procedures

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JOIFF – APPROVED GAS TESTER – LEVELS 1, 2, & 3

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355.00 Incl. VAT