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Hazardous Gases Methane, Carbon Monoxide, and Carbon Dioxide

Learning Objectives

  • List the physical and chemical characteristics of methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide
  • Identify health and safety hazards associated with methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide
  • Describe where methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide are found in the workplace
  • Describe gas monitor alarm levels for methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide
  • Discuss the use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE) when working with high levels of methane, carbon monoxide, or carbon dioxide

Available in English

65 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to understand the common health and safety hazards associated with methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide.  You will also understand where these gases can be found in the workplace and be able to describe procedures and devices employed to protect employees from exposure.