Propane Handling and Exchange

This online Propane Handling and Exchange course is designed to familiarize you with the dangers of propane, control methods to mitigate hazards, and the requirements for transporting, handling, exchanging, and storing propane cylinders.

Course Overview

Propane is used for residential, commercial, industrial, and construction applications. This Propane Handling & Exchange Certification course will teach you the basics regarding the safe handling of both liquid and vapour withdrawal cylinders, the safe usage, storage, and exchange of cylinders, along with how to properly inspect cylinders and handle emergency situations. This course also explains the components of cylinders and the science of propane to ensure a thorough understanding of the way this chemical works and how to keep yourself safe when working with it. You will also learn the legal requirements for competency, emergency response and emergency first aid. Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate of completion consistent with the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) standards in Ontario, the Canadian Standards Authority's Regulation B149.2-10 Propane Storage and Handling Code in Canada and OSHA 1910.110 Storage and Handling of Liquified Petroleum Gases Code in the United States.

Course Topics

  • Legal Requirements
  • The Science of Propane
  • Components of Vapour Withdrawal Systems
  • Components of Liquid Withdrawal Systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Inspection of Cylinders
  • Transporting Cylinders
  • Storage of Cylinders
  • Emergency Situations and First Aid