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Anesthetic Gas Safety Training 2023

Ended Jun 30, 2023

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course is required for employees who work with or supervise work with anesthetic gases. The training is intended to comply with the IU Anesthetic Gas Safety Program and to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local requirements.

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Work safely with anesthetic gases

Module Topics Include

  • Regulatory limits
  • Health effects of nitrous oxide and halogenated agents
  • Sources of exposure
  • Scavenge systems
  • Anesthetic gas equipment inspections
  • Engineering controls
  • Work practices
  • Administrative controls
  • Liquid agent spills
  • Air monitoring
  • Medical surveillance
  • Hazard communication.

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 30 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU employees that work with or supervise work with anesthetic gases.