Connection and Use of
Construction Heaters

TeamWorks Solutions is recognized by Technical Safety BC and Transport Canada for all of its Propane course offerings.
REGULATIONS:
CSA.B149.1 –7.18.7 STATES: “It shall be the responsibility of the LESSOR
(owner/employer) of a construction heater, at the time of delivery to the lessee, to ensure that:
(b) the lessee is instructed in the safe installation and use of the construction heater and
components”
CSA.B149.1-7.18.8 STATES: “It shall be the responsibility of the USER (worker/operator) of a
construction heater and its components to ensure that: (c) the handling and operation if the
construction heater and its components are done by persons who have been instructed in such
handling operation”
INTENDED FOR:
This course will be specifically designed for individuals who use propane powered construction
heaters (up to 400,000 BTUH).
CLASS SIZE:
Maximum 10 students per class
COURSE LENGTH:
4 Hours
COURSE CONTENT:
Each Participant will be instructed in accordance to CSA B149.1.7.18.8 Natural Gas and Propane
Installation code, Technical BC directives and WorkSafe BC Guidelines.
Upon conclusion of the course, participants will have; developed a comprehensive understanding
of the topics listed below:
  • Product knowledge
  • Characteristics
  • Federal and Provincial Legislation
  • Testing for leaks
  • Construction Heaters and Equipment
  • Storage, transport and securement
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Safe handling procedures
  • Combustion and ventilation
  • Carbon monoxide awareness
CERTIFICATION:
The student must successfully complete both a written and practical hands-on exam administered
by our certified trainer.  All training certificates for propane dispensing are valid for 3 years.
APPLICABLE REGULATIONS:
Federal
– CAN/CSA-B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code
– CSA B339
– WHMIS regulations
Provincial
– Technical Safety BC
– WorkSafe BC applicable Regulations, Policies and Guidelines
ATTENTION HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVISORS/EMPLOYERS:
WorkSafe BC requires that Supervisors be responsible to ensure all workers are;
• Adequately trained and certified
• Provide direct supervision and correct unsafe acts/conditions
• Wear appropriate PPE
• Maintain health & safety standards
WorkSafe BC requires all personnel to follow rules and regulations by the authority
in BC and to be adequately trained and provide proof of training issued by a qualified instructor.

 

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