Gas Measuring

Gas Measuring Course Objective

After attending this training, the participants should be able to familiarize themselves with the safe practices of gas measuring devices and be made fully aware of safety and hazards in tank entry procedures, enclosed spaces, and other dangerous areas as defined by regulations and company SMS.

Content of the Course

The course covers the following topics, but not limited to:

  • Safe entry – tank/enclosed space atmosphere evaluation

  • Work in confined spaces

  • Types of gases and their hazards physical and chemical properties of petroleum cargoes carried in bulk

  • Risk assessment system/safe job analysis

  • Familiarization of gas measuring instruments

  • Operating principles, accuracy and limitations

  • Sampling lines and pumps

  • Calibration procedures

  • Safety equipment and protection of personnel

Target Groups

Seafarers who have relevant experience appropriate for their duties on tankers


3 working days