Refinery Workers / Chemical Handling Workers
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
LO1: Explain ammonia production, its uses and its benefits
LO2: Describe the properties of ammonia
LO3: Describe the effects of ammonia on the human body
LO4: Recognize the potential risks associated with ammonia refrigeration
LO5: List the legislation regulating ammonia in the workplace
LO6: Explain workplace exposure limits in relation to ammonia exposure
LO7: Explain how ammonia and its hazards can be identified
LO8: Describe the workplace control measures and the selection of controls
LO9: Explain safe work practices
LO10: Explain the requirements for monitoring and health surveillance
LO11: Explain the requirement for contingency planning
LO12: Explain plant room controls for storage of ammonia
LO13: Explain how ammonia might be released
LO14: Describe the personal protective equipment available
The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the chemical’s characteristics, dangers, environmental and efficiency advantages, and its safety requirements in the workplace. The course is aimed at personnel who are not expected to handle ammonia directly, but need to know how to respond in an emergency situation. The course is available in English and Spanish.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.