With over 6,000 gas cylinders on campus, compressed gases are an important component in our research toolbox. To boost your compressed gas safety knowledge, please join us for a course taught by Eugene Ngai, an expert in compressed gas safety and emergency response with over 40 years of specialty gas experience in production, laboratory, R&D, engineering, and safety settings.
Date: Oct 9, 2019
Location: Grier Room, 34-401A/B
This course will cover a variety of topics, including:
(1) Anatomy of a gas cylinder,
(2) Gas equipment,
(3) Proper handling and storage of gas cylinders,
(4) Physical and chemical properties of gases,
(5) Common safety issues, incidents, and lessons learned.
Attendance is free and lunch will be served. Space is limited, so please register to save your spot. This course is co-sponsored by MIT.nano and the Department of Chemical Engineering.