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Z7396.1-12 - Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipelines for medical gases, medical vacuum, medical support gases, and anaesthetic gas scavenging systems
Students learn how to better identify medical gases, their applications and safety considerations when in use.
Provides knowledge of how applicable CSA standards impact the maintenance, operation and trouble-shooting of medical gas pipelines
Certifies Journeyperson and Apprentice pipe trades workers on piping installations during hospital construction.
Medical gases perform a critical role in health care delivery and are used every day by millions of people in thousands of locations such as hospitals, long term care homes, ambulances and dental offices. Disruptions in the delivery of medical gases can create serious threats to patient safety and care as well as increase maintenance and repair costs due to inefficiencies in the operation of medical gas systems.
This third edition of CSA Z7396.1, Part 1 is referenced in numerous provincial jurisdictions and is the foundation for installation of medical gas systems within health care facilities. It is comparable in scope to ISO 7396-1, Medical gas pipeline systems - Part 1: Pipeline Systems for Compressed Medical Gases and Vacuum, and ISO 7396-2, Medical Gas Pipeline Systems - Part 2: Anaesthetic Gas Scavenging Disposal Systems, but contains requirements to reflect Canadian practices and safety considerations.
Highlights of Z7396.1, Part 1 include:
Standards are coming to life with the introduction of the CSA Z7396.1 Interactive Standard, now available on the Apple iTunes store. You can access all of the standard's content through your Apple iPhone or iPad and enjoy dynamic navigation which saves the history of your page references for easy access to cross referenced sections of the standard. Other features include hyperlinks to regulator documents, colour image galleries and examples of critical equipment, gas flow animations and demonstrations and a ‘select and share’ content feature. Download the Z7396.1 Interactive Standard on the App Store