Date: ON REQUEST
This course is designed for delegates who wish to raise their understanding of the subject and others who have previously attended courses in Basic Fire, First Aid and Fire Team training. Supervisors and field staff who may be required to act as authorized gas testers and others who work in locations where breathing apparatus is kept for emergency use.
At the end, delegates will be able to:
*Visually inspect breathing apparatus ensuring integrity of all system
*Carry out correct donning and start up procedure, calculate working duration of the set and safety margin
*Wheat breathing apparatus for search and rescue of casualties
*Categorize plant and installation into appropriate gas testing areas
*Select, check and use appropriate equipment to test for oxygen deficiency, toxicity and flammability.
*Determine composition of the atmosphere, inhale and exhaled air.
*Apply various methods of handling casualties (PPE/Decontamination)
*Breathing apparatus, description and uses, respiratory physiology * Calculations of full duration-working duration-safety margin, donning the sets, high pressure test. *Low pressure warning device test. *Low pressure (mask) test. *Wearing of set in smoke
*Search procedure and movement through no-visibility areas, maintenance after use and disinfecting procedures. *Why and how to test for gas oxygen deficiency, toxicity and flammability *Effects of gas testing on human safety and installation integrity *Categorize plant and installations as appropriate *PPE *Team work with B/A, fire fighting, hose handling; use of DSU’s tank entries, use of air line equipment, door entry procedure, distress procedure, restriction entry.
Faculty: Aligwe Anthony, IRCA-Certified Occupational Health and Safety Auditor and Chemist and Ofili, M.I, Microbiologist/Toxicologist.