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Health, Safety and Emergency Management

BOC - Gascare (Compressed Gas Cylinders Training)

Course Details

Course Name: BOC - Gascare (Compressed Gas Cylinder Training)

Cylinder safety is a package developed to reinforce the safe working practises of handling heavy cylinders in the work place. Compressed gas cylinders can be a potential hazard if the correct procedures are not thoroughly followed. Staff are trained in safe procedures for the Handling, Storage and Use of compressed gas cylinders.

Content Outline:

• Cylinder construction
• Correctly identify gas cylinders
• Safely store gas cylinders
• Safe transport gas cylinders
• Select correct gas equipment
• Safe handling of gas cylinders
• Gas control equipment
- Regulators
- Flashbacks
• Gas properties and hazards
- Inert
- Oxidising
- Flammable
- Toxic
• Emergency action plan

Who Should Attend: All people who use/handle gas cylinders as part of their job
No of Participants: Maximum of 15 participants per session


To register for training please log into OASIS

  • Access iPerform via the 'My Work' tab
  • Click 'Browse for Training'
  • Locate your course from the list
  • Available sessions will be displayed at the bottom of the next screen                
  • Choose your session and click 'request'

Once registered, you will be returned to 'My Training'.  All active training will appear on this screen.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received at least 5 business days before the start of each session. Cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail to Health, Safety and Emergency Management (HSEM). If course fees apply, cancellation after 5 business days or a ‘no show’, the full session payment will apply. Refunds can be obtained through the Curtin ePay system.  To cancel sessions please do so through iPerform to allow another staff members to take your place

Health, Safety and Emergency Management Reserve the right to cancel any course if insufficient enrolments are received. Should this occur, those who are enrolled will be notified and will be priority for the next available course.