Connection and Use of
Construction Heaters

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”

TeamWorks Solutions is recognized by Technical Safety BC for all of its Propane course offerings.
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 understand- ing of the topics listed below, participated in group discussions and exercises and observed a demonstration in the safe inspection and recertification of propane cylinders.

The following topics will be covered in this course:
  • 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. A temporary Record of Training Certificate (ROT) will be issued immediately upon conclusion of the course and is valid for 90 days. A permanent Record of Training Certificate (ROT) will be issued within this time period. All training certificates for propane dispensing are valid for 3 years.

APPLICABLE REGULATIONS:

Federal
– CAN/CSA-B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code

Provincial
– Technical Safety BC
– WorkSafe BC applicable Regulations, Policies and Guidelines

ATTENTION HEALTH AND SAFETY ADVISORS/EMPLOYERS

WorkSafe BC recognizes Supervisors are 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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