Authorised Gas Tester

Our Authorised Gas Testers perform authorisation measurements and monitor the atmosphere in your plant together or on behalf of operations according to the respective occupational hygiene plan, inc. all necessary documentation. Additionally, they are qualified to assume the tasks of a Safety Guard.

Areas of responsibility

  • Execution of initial authorisation measurements and repeating measurements for confined spaces according to site requirements and international standards
  • Ex and oxygen measurements
  • Toxic measurements, e. g. with test gas tubes
  • Documentation of gas readings
  • Cross check of the corresponding safety regulations

  • According to the permit-to-work process:
  • Inspection and monitoring of entry into confined spaces
  • Documentation of access into confined spaces
  • Inspection of safety equipment

  • Assumption of fire watches, clearance measurement checks
  • Identification of potential hazards
  • Triggering the alarm in case of danger according to the emergency response plan
  • Initiation of rescue measures
  • Reports to the project coordinator and site operations
  • Assistance with the documentation of implemented behaviour-based safety programs

Personnel policies

In order to be able to guarantee the highest possible safety standard for people and companies, Dräger only appoints trained specialists. All our employees are able to demonstrate essential technical qualifications, physical suitability and most importantly: excellent social skills.

Training concept

Consistently high quality training standards apply to all of our Dräger staffing functions. Our training concept ensures that training content and the competency of our staff is maintained at a consistently high level and in accordance to SCC, OSHA or OPITO* (depending on indivdual and local needs).

* SCC Safety Certificate Contractors; OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration; OPITO Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization

Qualifications / Trainings / Requirements

  • ​Training as an Authorised Gas Tester according to Dräger's training concept
  • Training as a Fire Guard / Safety Guard
  • Basic Emergency Response Training
  • Basic First Aid Training*
  • Occupational Health and Fitness Assessments*
*depending on individual requirements

Instructed in / to

  • ​Basic Risk Assessment and Risk Control Training
  • Basic principles of customer and shutdown-specific occupational safety
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Permit-to-Work Training
  • Working safely at Heights Training
  • Safe Operation of Hot Work Equipment in Hazardous Environments
  • Ability to evaluate readings of measurements
  • Extended knowledge about portable gas detection technology
  • Undertake First Response to Fire Incidents
  • Operate respiratory protection equipment*
*depending on individual requirements

Experience and overview

Our own modular training concept ensures that our Authorised Gas Testers are extremely well prepared for their responsibilities. They are an integral part of an experienced safety organisation, which has proved successful in numerous international projects in different industries and company sizes.

Training in the use of

  • personal protection equipment
  • fire extinguishers
  • fall protection equipment
  • portable gas detection devices
  • respiratory protection equipment
  • radio devices
  • ventilation devices

Basic principles

When you engage personnel through our Staffing Service, you get both expertise and experience. Whether it involves elaborate measurement procedures or monitoring critical tasks including project management, we offer you individual experts or a complete, well-trained team for all your personal safety needs. We also provide flexible coverage for unexpected high peak demands.


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