The Gas Measurement training (Nogepa code 1.4) is intended for people who work at a mine installation and who are responsible for testing and measuring whether gas, oxygen and/or toxic substances are present. The participants are taught both in theory and in practice the use of gas measurement and detection equipment, the interpretation of the measurement data and taking the right actions.
The following topics are covered in the training:
- Gas measurement strategies;
- Measuring principles, procedures, and rules;
- Various types of measuring and detection equipment;
- Interpreting the measured data;
- Advising on the correct follow-up actions;
- Advising on safety provisions and personal protective equipment;
- Confined spaces.
On the first day, participants are expected to register at 7:45 am. The other training days start at 8.30 a.m. All training days will end around 4 p.m., provided no additional training sessions have been booked.
The training is given in English as a standard. On request, the training for groups can be organized in a different language. It is possible to hire an interpreter via STC-KNRM.
Following the 0.5A BOSIET the following training courses can be booked:
- Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA EBS) – OPITO and NOGEPA certified;
- Crew Basket Training;
- H2S Training – NOGEPA certified;
- Medical examination.
Please note that the training days will take longer if additional training sessions are booked. The additional training courses can be selected in step 3 of the booking form.
To participate in this training you will need a medical examination performed by a NOGEPA certified doctor. STC-KNRM can arrange this inspection for you. It is also possible to hand over a statement from a doctor showing that you are physically able to participate in the training.