AUTHORIZED PERSON FOR MEDICAL GAS PIPELINE SYSTEMS – (This a new addition to the centre which was successfully run in February 09)
This course is ideal for people who wish to take on the responsibility of being an Authorized Person for Medical Gas Pipeline Systems
THE COURSE CONTENT
The role of the AP (MGPS)
Introduction to HTM 02-01, Medical Gas Safety and Medical Gas pipeline systems
Safety in the use of compressed medical gases
Manifold systems for the provision of medical gases
Provision of central medical vacuum
On-site generation of compressed and synthetic medical and surgical air
Cryogenic (VIE) systems for centralised medical oxygen storage
Oxygen concentration systems
Waste anaesthetic gas scavenging systems
Alarm and monitoring systems
Medical gas terminal units and flexible connecting hoses
MGPS design principles
MGPS installation practices
Validation and verification procedures/use of test equipment
The Permit to Work System
MGPS compliance assessment
MGPS Maintenance guidelines and contract management
Training and Communication
MGPS Operational Policy preparation
Fulfilment of aims and objectives will be encouraged by lectures, practical demonstrations, group discussions, student presentations and simulations. Delegates will be exposed to onsite working equipment forming part of “live” medical gas systems.
Skills development will be encouraged, for example, by planning of test equipment requirements and sequence of actions necessary to complete satisfactorily practical objectives.
Skills transfer will be encouraged, for example, by critical interpretation and analysis of practical and/or theoretical techniques in group discussions and by identifying familiar techniques in different (local) settings.
On successful completion of the course delegates will be awarded a MGPS Services Ltd certificate.
Course Presenter : Mr Steve Goddard