Construction Propane Handling
Despite pressure to complete a job in a timely manner, Mother Nature is not always on our side. Thanks to portable industrial heaters, climate control is an option to keep your projects on track, but what happens when there is a problem with one of the heaters? Then you incur a huge setback, one which could have been avoided.
Educating your staff in all aspects of propane handling reduces the risk of injury and promotes efficiency.
Who Should Attend
This program has been developed for supervisors and individuals who, as part of their day-to-day activities, work with propane-powered appliances (up to 400,000 BTUH).
Classroom Topics of Discussion
- The legislative requirements (Government Regulations, CSA Standards and Manufacturers’ Guidelines and Principles);
- The duties and responsibilities of workplace stakeholders;
- The characteristics of propane;
- Propane handling and storage, and personal protective equipment requirements;
- Emergency response to propane related injuries;
- How to recognize propane hazards and deal with propane safely on worksites;
- How to ignite and activate various propane appliances.
Practical, Hands-on Activities
To successfully pass this course, participants must demonstrate the following:
- How to ignite and activate site-specific propane appliances;
- How to manifold up to three (3) propane cylinders;
- How to follow safe shutdown procedures on propane-powered site-specific appliances.
Student Book, Test, Operator Training Summary, Certificate of Completion