Training and Services

KnowH2ow® Safety Training

Air Products offers a number of hydrogen safety training programmes designed to educate you ranging from safe handling and properties, to design and operation of hydrogen energy based systems. Check out our list of upcoming sessions.

Hydrogen safety training for handling, design and operation

hydrogen safety training for handling, design and operationsAs the world moves to the future hydrogen economy, it is critical that all participants know and understand the special properties of hydrogen. This will help ensure the safe handling, design and operation of hydrogen-based systems. Air Products has taken its 50+ years of experience in producing, transporting and technological hydrogen experience and developed the KnowH2ow® Safety Training Programme.

Industry experts with decades of design and operating knowledge created and deliver the KnowH2ow® Safety Training programme. Its purpose is to educate participants in the special properties of hydrogen and how these properties relate to the use of hydrogen as a fuel. The programme incorporates interactive education techniques that make it a better training experience for the students.

How you benefit

  • Learn properties and hazards associated with hydrogen
  • Recognise potentially unsafe design elements
  • Identify sources of contamination, leakage and ignition
  • Discover critical system inspections methods
  • Understand key commissioning activities
  • Learn personal protective equipment uses & safe practices
  • Learn about standards and codes
  • Understand emergency response training needs


We can customise this course to meet your needs by focusing on safety aspects specific to your operation.

The following companies have employees who recently completed KnowH2ow® Training:

General Motors
Ford Motor Company
BMW of North America
Plug Power
Shell Hydrogen

The KnowH2ow® Safety Training course is available in North America and in Europe.

KnowH2ow® Hydrogen safety training for handling, design and operation
Our team of hydrogen safety experts gives you access to decades of design and operating experience in virtually every application for hydrogen, including fuel cells.
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KnowH2ow® Safety Training Programmes' List
We offer a variety of programmes for hydrogen energy that allow you to obtain a range of information from general hydrogen handling and safety to a more detailed look at how to safely handle, design and operate hydrogen systems. 
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KnowH2ow® Safety Services

Air Products offers a variety of services intended to provide technical assistance to engineers, technicians and other personnel involved in the design, installation, operation and/or maintenance of hydrogen supply and distribution systems, including hydrogen fuel cell applications.

KnowH2ow® Safety Services
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