Compressed Gas Safety for Lab Researchers - Online

25 minutes
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The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the hazards of compressed gas and best practices for using, moving, and storing compressed gas cylinders in laboratories and makerspaces. If you use compressed gases for welding, you are required to take additional, specific training.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at  

Intended Audience 

University personnel working in laboratories or makerspaces where compressed gas in cylinders is used


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201