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WFTR 109 - Gas Detection

Students will familiarize themselves with proper use and care of gas monitors.


Hours: 4 (Lecture Hours: 4)


Total Weeks: 1





Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Gas monitors
- Common gas monitoring technologies
- Principles of gas/vapour detection
- Identify hazardous conditions
- Selecting respiratory protective equipment
- Care/preparation of gas monitors

- Control of substances hazardous to health


Learning Outcomes:
- Prevent injuries, fatalities and property damage due to exposure to dangerous substances in the Canadian Industries through better-informed workers.
- Identify the characteristics of IDLH liquids, gases and vapours.

- Students will demonstrate they have acquired the basic knowledge and skill in order to protect themselves and others from exposure to dangerous substances.


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: 70%


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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