PROPANE IN CONSTRUCTION (CH-02)

COURSE DETAILS

Duration: 6 hours
Cost: $96 + HST

Propane is widely used in construction for a variety of everyday tasks, including flame cutting, space heating, heating or melting materials, and powering internal combustion engines. Upon completion, participants will be able to recognize and evaluate the hazards associated with propane and to know the procedures and controls necessary to minimize those hazards.

This training program is designed to provide the information and hands-on practice necessary for construction workers to be able to safely connect, activate, and disconnect heaters, torches, and propane-powered equipment of less than 400,000 Btu/h, in accordance with Technical Standards and Safety Authority requirements.

Who should attend:

Anyone who may use or come into contact with propane on the job.

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and passing grade on knowledge evaluation. Each participant is expected to wear the following protective equipment during the practical:

  • CSA-approved head, foot and eye protection
  • Neoprene gloves
  • Long-sleeved clothing, dress according to outdoor conditions

NOTE: Eye protection and neoprene gloves will be supplied for hook-up and disconnect.

Certification:

Each participant will receive a certificate for this course valid for three years upon successful completion.

Course Content:

  • Propane Properties and Related Hazards
  • Legislation and Codes
  • Storage and Handling of Propane Cylinders
  • Appliance and Cylinder Connections
  • Appliance Types and Safe Operation

Take-Home Materials:

Manual, Certification card

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