Certified Medical Gases Safety for Porters

This course was created for all staff involved in all aspects of the handling of Medical Gas Cylinders and the care and control of Medical Gases in the hospital

Course Content

  • Medical Gases-Introduction
  • Medical Gases-Hazards
  • Identification of Cylinders
  • Safe Storage and Handling
  • Safe Connection of Cylinders
  • Manifold Management


This course contains questions after each section and an online certification exam at the very end. The questions do not count towards the final examination marks but simply give you an idea of how you are doing. On successfully passing the final certification exam you will be issued with a certificate which lasts for 1 year.




The Course can be taken at any time and any place so all that is required is an internet connection and a computer. Completing the course will use approximately 15MB of data which is roughly the same as watching a 5-minute YouTube video. You can complete the course on any pc, laptop or tablet device.

Other Information

You do not have to complete the online course in one sitting and you can also break it into small chunks if you wish. Should you have to leave the course unexpectedly, it will remember where you were the last time you left it. How long it takes you to complete the online course in Medical Gases Safety for Porters really depends on you, but 45 minutes to 1 hour is a good guideline.


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