Filling Forklift Cylinders
By Volume

This course is intended to meet operator qualification requirements for CSA B149.2- 15 Code, Section 5.2.1 and Technical Safety BC Directive D-GA-2017-01 “Recognized Certificates for the Transfer of Propane”.

 

TeamWorks Solutions is recognized by Technical Safety BC and Transport Canada for all of its Propane course offerings.

REGULATIONS:
CSAB149.2 Section 5.2.1 REQUIRED TRAINING — “Propane shall only be transferred from
one container to another by a person who is the holder of a certificate recognized by the
authority Having Jurisdiction”.  In British Columbia, Technical Safety BC states; “All persons
engaged in dispensing propane, must have a certificate of qualification for the purpose of
dispensing propane including the filling of propane cylinders and propane tanks recognized
by the Gas Provincial Safety Manager.
INTENDED FOR:
This course has been designed for individuals who fill carburation cylinders used on forklifts
and other off-road vehicles using the volume method of filling.
CLASS SIZE:
Maximum 10 students per class
COURSE LENGTH:
4 Hours
COURSE CONTENT:
Participants will be instructed in accordance to CSA B149.2 Code 5.2.1, Technical Safety BC,
Transport Canada and WorkSafe BC regulations and guidelines.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have; developed a
comprehensive understanding
of the topics listed below:
  • Product knowledge
  • Characteristics
  • Federal and Provincial Legislation
  • Employer, supervisor and worker responsibilities
  • Propane plant filling equipment
  • Storage and securement
  • Filling forklift cylinders by volume
  • Cylinder inspection
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
  • Safe handling procedures
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-B149.2 Propane Storage and Handling Code
– Transport Canada TDG Act and Regulations
– 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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