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Gas Monitoring Basics

Learning Objectives

  • List the three major reasons gas monitors are needed
  • Identify common types of gas monitors
  • Describe the basic operation of a gas monitor
  • Define each of the following terms:
    • Lower explosive limit
    • Upper explosive limit
    • Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH)
    • Calibration
  • Describe basic gas sampling techniques
  • Explain why calibration and bump tests are performed

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60 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the basic design and operation of a gas monitor.