Propane is used Canada-wide in a variety of commercial, industrial, and construction projects. This course will teach the basics of safe handling of both liquid- and vapour-withdrawal cylinders with a step-by-step guide to using, storing, and exchanging both, as well as how to inspect cylinders and deal with emergency situations. The program gives a full breakdown of the components of cylinders and the science behind propane to ensure a thorough understanding of the way the chemical works. Finally, sections on the legal requirements for competency, emergency response, and first aid round out the program, and upon completion the student will receive a certificate of completion consistent with the Canadian Standards Authority’s Regulation B149.2-10 for propane storage and handling as well as the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) standards in Ontario.
I-CAB RECOGNIZED COURSE
This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.
PROPANE HANDLING & EXCHANGE: TOPICS
- Legal Requirements
- The Science of Propane
- Components of Vapour Withdrawal Systems
- Components of Liquid Withdrawal Systems
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Inspection of Cylinders
- Transporting Cylinders
- Storage of Cylinders
- Emergency Situations and First Aid
DURATION: Approximately 2 hours
ASSESSMENT: Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the course. Test questions are designed to reinforce the information presented and must be completed by each participant. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Each participant is allowed to repeat the course TWICE if the course pass mark has not been achieved on the first attempt.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Participants who successfully pass the course will be able to print out a certificate of completion through the learning management system.
CERTIFICATE VALIDATION DATE: A certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date.
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