Safety Training

Compressed Gas Safety Training

Compressed Gas Safety Training

Compressed Gas Safety Training

  • Title: Compressed Gas Safety Training
  • Instructor: Niall O’Connell
Course Description
Management and Use of Compressed and Cryogenic Gases within Industrial, Laboratory and Medical Situations

Candidates will receive an accreditation in the form of a Gas Safety Passport Card which is validated by the relevant UK authority.





The courses available cover:

  • Industrial
  • Laboratory
  • Oxy-fuel
  • Medical
  • Cryogenic Gases
  • Compressed Air
  • Beverage Gases

Our prices are very competitive and training is available nationwide.

Course Content

Compressed (Cylinder) Gases Workshop
Classroom Session 3½ hours
Interactive training on compressed gases and equipment with topics including:
Operator behaviours, gas properties & hazards, flammable toxic & special gases, cylinder
identification & data, gas equipment, emergency procedures, PPE, cylinder storage &
handling, Legislation & Codes of Practice.
 Practical Session approximately 1 hour
During the practical demonstration all delegates will be given the opportunity to
undertake before use checks, regulator fitting and manual handing of cylinders.

Total: 4.5 hours [Classroom session 3.5 hours. Practical Session 1 hour]

Class Size
Maximum 20 persons.

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Instructor: Niall O’Connell



  • Post Grad Diploma Environmental Protection, Sligo Institute of Technology (In Progress)
  • Msc in Occupational Health, University College Cork (2007)
  • Bsc (Honours) in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment, University of Greenwich (2005)
  • Diploma in Process and Chemical Engineering, University College Cork (2003)
  • Diploma in Industrial Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology (1993)
  • Qualifications in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Cork Institute of Technology (1981/82)



Niall has worked in Food and Beverage, BulkPharmaceutical, Food Processing, Electrical and Electronic industry.Niall is an experienced Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Professional with 35 years experience in manufacturing of which the last 11 years were with Pepsi Cola as EHS and Manufacturing support Team Leader. His main strengths are in People Management, Health and Safety, Environment, Maintenance and Industrial Engineering.

Niall is a Compressed Gases Safety expert.

Niall has strong attention to detail, problem solving skills. He is loyal, honest, committed and highly respected. His skill set not industry specific as supervisory management, health & safety and environmental can be applied across a wide industrial spectrum from production to facilities to engineering. Niall is a proven manager /team leader and team member, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.