Rail Car Unloading

TeamWorks Solutions is recognized by Technical Safety BC and Transport Canada for all of its Propane course offerings.
REGULATIONS:
CSA B149.2 Code 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”
The Propane Storage and Handling Code regulates the loading, and off-loading of propane from
rail tanker cars.
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 Rail Car Unloading course has been designed for bulk plant employees who transfer propane
from rail cars to bulk plant storage tanks
CLASS SIZE:
Maximum 6 students per class
COURSE LENGTH:
8 Hours
COURSE CONTENT:
Each Participant will be instructed in accordance to Technical BC standards, Transport Canada
Regulations and CSA standards.
Upon conclusion of the course, participants will have; developed a comprehensive understanding
of the topics listed below:
  • Propane Product Knowledge
  • Preventative measures and first aid
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Bulk Plant Operations
  • Storage Tank, Valves, Gauges, Compressor
  • Propane Rail Car Components
  • Propane Testing
  • Securing the Rail Car
  • Unloading a Rail Car
  • Preparing the Car for Departure
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, and WHMIS regulations
– Transport Canada TDG Act and 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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