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Hydraulic Safety Training – High Risk Maintenance Level Online Training

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Are you looking to improve your safety in hydraulic maintenance? Dive into our online hydraulic safety training program, designed to minimize risk and maximize knowledge. No more snooze-worthy safety manuals—our interactive approach will keep you engaged and informed every step of the way.

Forget the days of boring, outdated training methods that put you to sleep. Our program is like a shot of espresso for your safety knowledge – quick, effective, and energizing. We break down complex concepts into easy-to-understand bites so you can become a safety pro in no time.

Safety is no joke, especially when it comes to high-risk maintenance tasks. Our training is like having a safety expert in your pocket, guiding you through the ins and outs of hydraulic maintenance with precision and clarity.

Overview of Hydraulic Safety Training

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Maintenance and repair of hydraulic systems are high-risk jobs that require proper training among workers. Awareness of the hazards and controls involved in hydraulics is key to avoiding serious accidents.

This form of energy is commonplace in an industrial setting but has caused injury, death, property damage and destruction to the environment.

Say goodbye to confusing safety documents and hello to a straightforward, no-nonsense approach to hydraulic safety training. Our program cuts through the jargon and gets straight to the point, so you can focus on what really matters – keeping yourself and your team safe.

Don’t let the fear of high-risk maintenance tasks hold you back. Our training is designed to give you the confidence and skills you need to tackle any hydraulic safety challenge head-on. It’s like having a safety net under you at all times, providing support and guidance whenever you need it.

Safety is a top priority, and our online training reflects that. We’ve taken the time to craft a program that is both informative and engaging, ensuring that you not only learn the necessary skills but also retain them for the long haul.

Who will benefit?

Personnel, supervisors and safety professionals who are exposed to hydraulic fluids and environmental health hazards should take this program to learn about the risks and to manage them accordingly.

Topics for Hydraulic Safety Training

  • 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
    • Biodegradable hydraulic fluids
    • Absorbents
    • Ethical choices
    • Fatalities and incidents
    • Hazards of welding hydraulic components and interconnections

Hydraulic Safety Training CERTIFICATION

The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals has awarded this program as a High-Risk Maintenance Level 1 CMP. The CMP approval number for 2012 is #12049. Testing is conducted throughout the program to reinforce learning. 

This online program is completed successfully with an 80% pass mark. Certificates and wallet cards are valid for 3 years. Two attempts at the course material are allowed to pass this program online.

A certificate of completion, hard hat sticker and wallet cards are mailed within 21 days from HSAC. Supplemental materials that are required for the course can be accessed online.

Time Duration for Hydraulic Safety Training

8 hours approximately


To purchase courses for multiple users, please get in touch with us directly.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hydraulic Safety?

When dealing with hydraulic systems, stay safe! Don’t mess with equipment when the fluid’s under pressure.

Keep your hands and body clear of any holes or nozzles that might spray fluid. Never mix up the hydraulic lines. Before you start working on anything, lower the gear to the ground and let out the pressure. Stay smart, stay safe!

What are the safety precautions of hydraulic circuits?

  • Keep body parts away from pressurized fluid.
  • Avoid crossing hydraulic lines.
  • Lower equipment before servicing.
  • Relieve pressure to prevent accidents.

How to safely work on a hydraulic system?

  • Lower equipment to the ground.
  • Relieve pressure.
  • Keep hands and body clear of fluid ejection points.

What is the safety factor for hydraulics?

  • Follow manufacturer guidelines and industry standards.
  • Ensure reliable operation and accident prevention.

What are the hazards of hydraulic fluid?

  • Risk of injection injuries from high-pressure fluid.
  • Skin irritation.
  • Environmental contamination.
  • Fire hazards due to fluid combustibility.