Nitrogen Awareness



Nitrogen Awareness

Product Information

Course Objectives

This course is suitable for anyone working with nitrogen and the inerting process in the oil and gas industry. The course will give you an understanding of the dangers that nitrogen poses, and the measures and processes used to control it.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the properties of air and nitrogen
    • Components of air
    • Properties of oxygen
    • Properties of nitrogen
  • Explain why inert environments are dangerous
    • Effects of reduced oxygen environments
    • Effects of breathing in increased nitrogen
  • Explain the inerting process & when nitrogen is used
    • Description of process
    • Where property is most commonly used
  • Describe draining, purging, venting
    • Description of process
    • Gas testing requirements
  • Explain who is at risk
    • CSE, lab, process ops
    • Everyone else
  • Understand why multiple fatalities are more common
    • Rescuer principle
  • Identify typical control measures for inert environments
    • Typical control measures used by trained people
    • Suggested control measures for everyone else

Additional Information

  • Duration: 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Knowledge Check: 7 Questions Final Assessment


System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows (7,8,10) and Apple Mac
  • Browsers: Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari
  • Additional Hardware: Please ensure that you have headphones or speakers


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