Fire Prevention in Hot Works and Portable Gas Cylinder Safety


Each year there are many examples of explosions and fires that devastate businesses.  The one thing these disasters have in common is the failure to follow proper hot work procedures. This also is linked with the safe storage and use of compressed, flammable and toxic gas cylinders. Adhering to the elements of hot work as outlined in this course will saves lives, property and jobs.

This course is based on NFPA standards.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for all supervisors, engineers, managers and contractors performing hot works on site. It’s also useful for students and fresher who want to have more detailed knowledge of hot works.

Course Aim

After attending the course, the learner will:

  • Understand the importance of safety in hot works and gas cylinder storage
  • Understand how to carry out hot work in safe manner
  • Apply fire prevention precautions to ensure safety
  • Interpret the information required on a hot work permit system and apply the same
  • Be able to explain the requirements to safely store toxic, flammable and compressed gases

Course Contents

  • Why Hot Work Safety
  • Hot Work Misconceptions
  • Management Responsibilities for Hot Work
  • Fire Prevention Precautions
  • Hot Work Permit
  • Fire Watch
  • General Storage Requirements of Cylinders
  • Flammable Gases Storage
  • Toxic Gases Storage
  • Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Video Case Studies

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