Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course will provide you with an understanding of the hazards, characteristics, handling, storage, and methods of detection associated with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). It provides general knowledge of the hazards associated with exposure, and requirements to reduce or eliminate exposure and mitigate the hazards. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter expert support by DEKRA – global advisors for safety testing, consulting, inspection, and certification. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All persons who work with LPG or in areas containing LPG

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.3

Lesson Objectives

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

  • identify characteristics of LPG
  • identify hazards associated with LPG
  • identify proper techniques for handling and use of LPG cylinders
  • identify proper storage of LPG cylinders
  • identify appropriate leak detection methods
  • specify what to do in case of a fire emergency
  • Course Number:
    ehs_hsf_e32_sh_enus