Jan
16
2020

Propane Handling Safety (TSSA-Accredited Instructor)

  • 145 +HST
  • 9 Spaces Left
  • January 16, 2020
  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Midland, 105 Fourth Street, L4R 3S9

First For Safety's Propane Handling Safety training program is taught by a Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) accredited instructor. The TSSA is responsible for overseeing the safety standard for fuel in Ontario which is then enforced by the Ministry of Labour. In Ontario, workers who use propane powered equipment, are responsible for storing, handling or transporting propane, as well as those working in the area where propane equipment is being used are required to be trained. Employers are responsible for ensuring that relevant regulations are complied with, including ensuring the proper training, providing safe and certified equipment and personal protective equipment, and proper supervision.

COURSE CONTENT: Content includes Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) "Green Book" regulations pertaining to propane in Ontario workplaces and work sites; The rights and responsibilities of employers and employees; Identifying hazards associated with the handling, storage and transportation of propane; Safe handling and work practices for working with propane; Choosing the right PPE; and more.

REGULATIONS: There are three relevant regulations pertaining to propane handling in Ontario.

  • Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000 (TSSA): Gaseous Fuels (Reg. 212/01), Propane Storage and Handling (Reg. 212/01), and Fuel Industry Certificates (Reg. 215/01)
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act: Construction Projects (Reg. 213/91), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (Reg. 816)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act - Class 2 is compressed gases, which includes propane

PARTICIPANT MATERIALS:

Propane Handling Training Booklet, Wall Certificate, Wallet Card (laminated), and a Record of Training (provided to Employers)

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Participants are required to bring CSA-Approved footwear, safety glasses and a hard hat to the course.
  • Successfully completion of a written examination is required
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

COURSE TIMES:

Four (4) hours including two short breaks

CERTIFICATES:

Wallet cards and wall certificates of completion are prepared upon successful completion along with Records of Training for employers.

PRICING:

$145 +HST; Payment is required to confirm registration. Please request a quotation for group rates of 6 or more participants.

REFRESHER TRAINING:

A ROT (Record of Training) for propane handling is required every three years.

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Registrations can be made online by choosing an available course date. If you prefer to connect with our Training Coordinator, Jennifer Watson, please do so by email jennifer@firstforsafety.ca or phone 705-526-3853.

Need a certificate re-print? Please contact our Training Coordinator at info@firstforsafety.ca with your request.

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