Visual Inspection Procedures -
This certification course teaches the basics of conducting visual inspections of solid wall and composite cylinders. The 6-8 hour course is suited for novice as well as those experienced in cylinder visual inspection through its wide range of inspection subjects including damage limits, thread defects, regulations affecting inspectors, fill station operation and maintenance. Additionally, this course meets the OSHA and DOT requirements for employee function specific hazardous materials training The course is open to anyone 16 years or older and no previous cylinder inspection experience is required. Participants receive certification upon course completion.
Enhanced Eddy Current Training -
Eddy Current testing is a powerful addition to visual cylinder inspection however many in the industry continue to use such devices on the wrong cylinders or fail to operate the equipment properly. This 3 - 4 hour course provides Visual Cylinder Inspectors with the added training to know when and how to conduct a proper Eddy Current test of cylinders in addition to hands on experience with Eddy Current devices. Participants receive certification upon course completion. This course is required for hydro testers and complies with Appendix C of 49 CFR 180.
UN Pressure Receptacle Training -
UN cylinders are becoming more common in the industry and many are unsure as to how they are used, filled and requalified. In this training you will learn the basics of UN cylinders or pressure receptacles as they are referred to in the regulations. This training meets the requirements in 49CFR 172.704 for function specific training for hazmat employees that are handling, refilling and requalifying UN pressure receptacles.
Special Permits Training -
What's special about special permits? This online training will familiarize you with the special permits program issued by PHMSA. Each hazmat employee who performs a function subject to a special permit must receive training on the requirements of that special permit. This class is geared towards cylinder requalifiers, cylinder fillers and other hazmat employees who might be subject to special permits in their jobs.