Methanol Safety

Prerequisites:  This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 1 hour – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size:  The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty–five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide delegates with the sources, hazards and effects of methanol.
  • Provide delegates with the characteristics and properties of methanol.
  • Provide delegates with warning, monitoring and detection systems for methanol.
  • Provide delegates with the information needed to successfully select respirators.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
  • Demonstrations

Successful Course Completion

  • N/A

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks:  10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch:  1 Hour (if applicable)

Course Outline

Methanol Safety

  • What is Methanol
  • Methanol toxicity
  • Potential health effects
  • Fire and Explosion
  • Methanol Detection
    • Methods
    • Types of Detectors
  • Respiratory Protection
    • Asphyxiation
    • Common Effects of Respirator Use
    • Other hazards
    • Medical Surveillance Program
    • Employee Responsibilities
    • Respirator Types
      • SAR
      • SCBA
  • Methanol Protection
  • SDS Review

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials

Delegate Requirements

  • None
  • Course ID #: MA122


Mar 04 2024


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