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BESA and City & Guilds Safe Handling of Ammonia Training

BESA & 2078-2 City & Guilds Safe Handling of  Ammonia  Training/Assessment  – 2 Day – £415

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Candidates who wish to be able to handle Ammonia refrigerants safely and competently will find this course invaluable.

This content of this course has been developed to provide training and prove competence in main areas of operating ammonia refrigeration systems and to enable the majority of repair work to be carried out safely. Assessment is certified in either City & Guilds or BESA

1. Selection of Refrigerants

2. Anhydrous Ammonia
2.1 Physical Properties
2.2 Physiological Properties (Exposure Limits)
2.3 Chemical Properties

3. Potential Hazards
3.1 Refrigeration Systems
3.2 Refrigerant Storage
3.3 Emergency Treatment

4. On Site Safety Precautions
4.1 Personnel Protection
4.2 Plant Room Requirements
4.3 Ventilation
4.4 Emergency Procedures
4.5 Alarm Systems

5. Personnel Protective Equipment
5.1 Personnel Protection Regulations
5.2 Respiratory Equipment
5.3 Recommended Personnel Safety Equipment


7. Environmental Issues
7.1 Environmental Protection Act 1990
7.2 Hazards to the Environment

8. Pressure Testing Procedures

9. Decanting from Systems and Filling Containers
9.1 Cylinder Safety and Inspection
9.2 Guidance on Decanting Ammonia
9.3 Supply of Empty Cylinders for Decanting Purposes

10. Charging Systems
10.1 Manufactures Data
10.2 Operating Parameters for Efficiency

11. Notes on Draining Oil from an Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
11.1 Safe Procedures
11.2 Storage of Waste

12. Documentation
12.1 Safe Systems of Works
12.2 Risk Assessments
12.3 Method Statements
12.4 Obtaining Permission


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