CONNECTION AND USE OF CONSTRUCTION HEATERS
TeamWorks Solutions is recognized by Technical Safety BC and Transport Canada for all of its Propane course offerings.
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”
This course will be specifically designed for individuals who use propane powered construction heaters (up to 400,000 BTUH).
Maximum 10 students per class
Each Participant will be instructed in accordance to CSA B188.8.131.52.8 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
- 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
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.
– CAN/CSA-B149.1 Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code
– CSA B339
– WHMIS regulations
– 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.