Hydraulic Safety Awareness
Workers are exposed to hydraulic systems on many different levels. Many hydraulic incidents and fatalities are a result of people working around hydraulic systems without understanding the related hazards.
Hydraulic Safety: Exposure Level course provides an awareness of hydraulic hazards in the workplace. Special attention is given to the most common misconceptions including environmental health
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
For technical/non-technical staff, company administrative and support staff and those people who need an introduction to hydraulic systems and components at an appreciation level.
- Know the fundamental principles that underpin all hydraulic systems
- Be able to read and interpret hydraulic circuit diagrams
- Know the function of the critical system components
- Know the need for contamination management at all times
- Know the safe working practices associated with maintenance procedures
- Hose construction and components
- Hose inspection techniques
- Correct routing and protection of hoses
- Hose failures (Energy, Temperature, Ignition and Injection)
- Dangers of pinhole failures
- Dangers of hydraulic oil injections
- What to do if a hydraulic oil injection occurs
- Dangers of total hose failure