Accurately identifying, assessing, and controlling combustible dust is an essential part of a properly functioning Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program. This course is designed to help you understand the properties of combustible dust, and how these properties need to be managed to mitigate the possible fire and explosion hazards in your workplace, As a result of this course you will be better prepared to control combustible dust hazards, develop safe work procedures, and prevent incidents and injuries.
This course will provide participants with the key principles and concepts for recognizing the hazards, unsafe conditions and preventive actions associated with combustible dust.
This course is an online course which takes approximately 3 hours to complete.
Online Learning Center
This course is designed for employees, managers or supervisors with combustible dust in their workplace.
Previous health and safety education and/or experience is an asset but not required.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Assessment and Completion
Upon successful completion of course materials, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Online registration for this course is on an individual basis and is not transferable.
Your training costs may be eligible for partial reimbursement through the B.C. Employer Training Grant. Find out here.Eligible toward the requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee training for new members or annual training in British Columbia; may be eligible in other jurisdictions as well.
Register for online Combustible Dust for Contractors eLearning training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.
Estimated Time to Complete: 3 hrs