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The Benefits of Compressed Air Safety Training


What do compressed air waste and injuries from compressed air typically have in common? Simple: a lack of education regarding compressed air equipment. By providing your company’s employees with compressed air safety training, you’re not only educating your workforce on one of the most expensive utilities in your facility, but ensuring that they have the know-how to safely work with the compressed air equipment. It’s a win-win situation!

To get the most out of your compressed air safety training, it’s important to involve a diverse assortment of personnel – not only your maintenance staff. Employees have varying job functions, which means they’ll interact with the compressed air system in different ways. And since hitting energy efficiency targets isn’t the responsibility of only one person, the more people that are sufficiently trained to work with compressed air, the better for your bottom line.

Additional benefits of training your workforce on the specifics of working with compressed air include:

  1. Lower Costs, Increased Productivity. By teaching your employees the underlying principles of how compressed air works, as well as the expensive nature of using air compressors, you’re equipping them with the knowledge identify & implement cost-saving measures.

  2. Improved Energy Efficiency. Compressed air training allows personnel to identify inappropriate uses of compressed air, as well as quickly diagnose maintenance problems and air leaks that may have previously gone undetected.

  3. Enhanced Workplace Safety. Noise, air pressure, and particles are a few of the hazards that workers can encounter when working with compressed air. Employees trained on how to safely handle & operate compressed air equipment are less likely to get injured on the job, which will lower the number of on-the-job accidents.

The Compressed Air and Gas Institute offers a variety of training courses and materials to help improve the operation and efficiency of your compressed air systems. View more information here.

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