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Training Duration

Approximately 2 Hours

Online Training Cost

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US Pricing

Safety Topics

  • 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

Online Lithium Battery Safety Course Preview

Lithium Battery Safety Overview

The use of lithium-ion batteries are 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 Assessment

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.

Certificate Of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online Lithium Battery Safety course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.