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Hydraulic Safety – Exposure Level Online Training

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Hydraulic Safety – Exposure Level Online Training

Hydraulic Safety- Exposure Level Online Training


safety mom online courseHydraulics are commonplace in industrial settings but present an extreme hazard  to workers. This awareness course will establish a means of identifying and controlling hydraulic hazards and explore the environmental health issues in the workplace as well.



Workers who may be  exposed to hydraulic fluids and environmental health hazards should take this program.



  • Hydraulic fluids and exposure
  • Potential hazards
  • PPE – personal Protective Equipment
  • Safety standards and qualifications
  • Facility role with hydraulics
  • Hydraulic hose applications
  • Assembly fabrications of the hydraulic hose
  • Standards and specifications
  • Life cycle
  • The work and applications of accumulators
  • Forms of hazardous energy
  • Thread connections in hydraulic systems
  • Pressure ratings
  • Types of applications and seals
  • Maintenance and planning
  • Importance of seals guarding
  • Consideration of systems
  • Devices
  • Pressurized grease
  • Gravity
  • Runaway hazards and overhanging risks
  • Effects of modifications to hydraulic components
  • Purpose of a hazard assessment
  • General responsibilities
  • What to do before work begins
  • Inspections
  • Lockouts
  • Zero energy state
  • Hydraulic fluids and the environment
  • Preparedness for spills
  • Acceptable disposal practices


COST:                                                 $179.95


4 hours approximately



Successful completion is achieved on this online program with an 80% pass mark. Certificates and wallet cards are valid for 3 years. 2 attempts at the course material are allowed in order to pass this program.  A certificate of completion, hard hat sticker and wallet cards are mailed within 21 days, approximately, from HSAC.    Supplemental materials that are required for the course can be accessed online.


To purchase courses for multiple users, please contact us directly.



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