Construction Propane – CH02

Course Outline

CH02-LP

General information on course

This Health and Safety training session has been developed to provide participants with a general knowledge and understanding of working with propane-powered gas appliances, including temporary construction heaters, tiger torches, and salamanders.

Duration:

Can be half day depending on group size and participant interaction.

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).

Course components

Theoretical Component:

After successfully completing this portion of the course, participants will understand:

  • The legislative requirements (Government Regulations, CSA Standards and Manufacture 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 safety on worksites.
  • How to ignite and activate various Propane appliances.

Practical Component:

To successfully pass this course, participants must demonstrate the following:

  • How to ignite and activate site-specific Propane appliances.
  • How to manifold up to (3) Propane cylinders.
  • How to follow safe shutdown procedures on Propane-Powered site specific appliances.

By means of group discussion, case studies and one on one instruction, participants will gain the ability to apply what they learn in this course.

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