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Dangers of Compressed Air

Compressed air is an energy source used to power tools and equipment in a variety of work environments. Compressed air is not ‘just air’, it is air traveling in an intense stream at a high velocity. Exposure to it can result in severe injuries or even fatality.

By increasing people’s awareness of the dangers of compressed air the risk of injuries can be reduced and workplace safety can be improved.

About the course:

This video program aims to increase people’s awareness of the dangers of compressed air and of the importance of using compressed air tools and equipment correctly to avoid injury.

The program examines the potential hazards and injuries that can result if the correct safety precautions are not followed.

The program looks at the following questions:

  • What is compressed air?
  • Why is it dangerous?
  • What are the potential hazards and injuries associated with compressed air?
  • How can they be controlled?
  • What are the do’s and don’ts when using compressed air?

Who it’s for:

The program is designed to suit any work environment where compressed air is used, and provide people with a practical understanding of how compressed air works and why it is dangerous.

Video Running Time:
9 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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