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Oxy/ Gas Cutting

Oxy/gas equipment has many uses - welding, cutting, heating, straightening, and descaling. The equipment is versatile, easy to move and cheap. It is so widely used that sometimes people forget about the dangers. Many people are injured each year by the incorrect or careless use of oxy/fuel gas equipment, some even fatally.

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Description

This Oxy/Gas Cutting course will provide delegates with the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standard of competence required to carry out the process of cutting materials safely.

THSP’s Oxy/Gas Cutting training is essential for any operative who uses Oxy/Gas Cutting Equipment, together with any Supervisors/Managers who oversee this operation.  This half day training can be delivered at your premises/site for £495+VAT for up to 10 delegates.

This Oxy/Gas Cutting course is eligible for inclusion in our Destination Safety programme and can be combined with two complementary courses over one day for just £995+VAT for 10 people.

What you will learn:

  • Identifying cylinders and their contents
  • Understanding the need for safe handling and storage of cylinders
  • How to identify and use ancillary equipment such as hoses, regulators and blowpipes
  • How to identify operational faults and the immediate action to be taken
  • Understanding general precautions and permits to work systems relating to hot works

Equipment/facilities you must provide:

  • All equipment for the practical element of the course
  • A training room to comfortably accommodate all the delegates with 240V power supply
  • A suitable area to undertake the practical assessment

ALL DELEGATES MUST HAVE THE CORRECT PPE IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS COURSE (i.e.:  DUST MASKS AND IMPACT RESISTANT EYE PROTECTION TOGETHER WITH HEARING PROTECTION.

 Assessment:Delegates are required to complete a practical and theory assessment

Certification:  On successful completion of this course each delegate will receive a THSP certificate valid for five years.

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