Safety Inspection Check for Gas Testing

What are the required Safety Inspection Check for Gas Testing and mention the steps involved in checking.

Safety Inspection Check for Gas Testing

  1. Are personnel trained in the use of gas detector equipment?

  2. Is there a master list on site of the certified authorized gas testers?

  3. Are the portable gas detectors kept in a secure location when not in use?

  4. Are the portable gas detectors uniquely identified and is the latest calibration date displayed?

  5. Is maintenance work on gas detector carried out only by qualified personnel?

  6. Are the portable gas detectors tested prior to issue as per the pre-issue checklist?

  7. Has a gas test been completed before any Hot Work commences in classified area?

  8. Is there a permanent portable gas monitor on-site, when any hot work or confined space entry work scope is on going?

  9. Has the correct permit been issued and does it satisfy the requirements of the work scope?

  10. Are oxygen levels monitored continuously during work in a confined space?

  11. Are personnel aware of the danger of oxygen enrichment?

  12. Have initial tests been complete for confined space entry i.e.: oxygen content

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