LITHIUM BATTERY SAFETY ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
The use of lithium ion batteries is rapidly expanding in both domestic and international segments of the directional surveying, logging, and oil drilling industries.
The increased prevalence of this power source and industry demands for higher standards of energy output have led to increased incident and severity rates among service providers. Education in the safe use of lithium batteries is of paramount importance to the health and safety of personnel working with or who could potentially be affected by the use of lithium batteries.
LITHIUM BATTERY SAFETY ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
In this online Lithium Battery Safety course, the following topics are covered:
- History of the battery
- Oil industry uses
- Main suppliers
- Cell components and material used
- Cell design
- Inherent properties of lithium metal
- Environmental considerations for storage
- MSDS sheets
- Proper handling requirements
- Storage of damaged batteries
- Failure modes of lithium batteries
- Cell types
- Advantages of lithium batteries
- General dangers
- Effects of lithium battery exposure
- Short term exposure limits
LITHIUM BATTERY SAFETY ONLINE COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 2 hours
LITHIUM BATTERY SAFETY ONLINE TEST:
Testing conducted throughout this online Lithium Battery Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
LITHIUM BATTERY SAFETY COURSE ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.