BATTERY AND CHARGER SAFETY

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BATTERY AND CHARGER SAFETY

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This presentation will discuss industrial battery changing stations, battery charging, safety rules, and safety equipment that apply when working with industrial batteries. Also, the requirements for personal protective equipment, emergency first aid, and commonly applied safe work practices will be presented. We will focus on the hazards associated with changing or charging batteries used in industrial material moving equipment and how you can protect yourself from injury while performing your required work duties.

REGULATORY REFERENCE:

29 CFR 1910.178 (Powered Industrial Trucks)
29 CFR 1910.179 (Overhead and Gantry Cranes)
29 CFR 1910.180 (Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes)
29 CFR 1910.184 (Slings)
29 CFR 1910.151 (Medical Services and First Aid)
29 CFR 1910.132 (Personal Protective Equipment)

APPROXIMATE DURATION:

20 Minutes

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Introduction
  2. Training Objectives
  3. Battery Handling and Charging Hazards
  4. Physical Hazards
  5. Personal Protective Equipment
  6. Electrical Hazards
  7. Burn and Explosion Hazards
  8. Chemical Hazards
  9. Spills, Leaks, and Hazards
  10. Medical Services and First Aid
  11. Treatment for Acid Exposure
  12. Summary

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