Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline
LevelAwareness
Duration4 Hours
Delivery Mechanism Virtual Classroom
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Lithium Battery Regulatory Awareness

This course teaches Awareness of the various Regulatory Agencies that have interest in Lithium Battery use by companies.  It is generally focused on U.S. Regulations, but includes International Transportation regulation.

It is generally focused on Oil & Gas industry sector users, but the Regulations covered apply to all sectors.

This course will prepare a person to assess the regulatory risks of Lithium Battery usage and propose a plan to Control those Risks.

  • Agenda
  • Topics
  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Agenda

    Hour 1

    1. What is a Lithium Battery, why is it special, and why do we need them?
      1. Characteristics of the Lithium Battery technology, compared to other battery types
      2. Features & Benefits and the LithBat Advantages
    2. What are the Risks associated with LithBats
      1. Compare & Contrast the Technical Risks of LithBats vs. other technologies
      2. Categories of Risk

    Hour 2

    1. What behaviors, accidents, or situations can give rise to these Risks?
      1. Case Studies
      2. Consequences of LithBat Incidents by Category of Case

    Hour 3

    1. What are the Regulatory Controls for these Risks?
      1. Regulation by Category of Risk

    Hour 4

    1. What is a Responsible Corporate Management Plan for LithBat Regulatory Compliance?
      1. Plan Elements:
        1. Risk Assessment
        2. General Handling
        3. Storage
        4. Transport
        5. Emergency Response
        6. Environmental Cleanup
        7. Training
          1. All Exposed
          2. Users
          3. Emergency Responders
          4. Management Control and Risk Management
          5. Technical Staff
  • Topics

    Lithium Battery Level 1 VILT Course Agenda

    1. What is a Lithium Battery, why is it special, and why do we need them?
      1. Characteristics of the Lithium Battery technology, compared to other battery types
      2. Features & Benefits and the LithBat Advantages
    2. What are the Risks associated with LithBats
      1. Compare & Contrast the Technical Risks of LithBats vs. other technologies
      2. Categories of Risk
    3. What behaviors, accidents, or situations can give rise to these Risks?
      1. Case Studies
      2. Consequences of LithBat Incidents by Category of Case
    4. What are the Regulatory Controls for these Risks?
      1. Regulation by Category of Risk
    5. What is a Responsible Corporate Management Plan for LithBat Regulatory Compliance?
      1. Plan Elements:
        1. Risk Assessment
        2. General Handling
        3. Storage
        4. Transport
        5. Emergency Response
        6. Environmental Cleanup
        7. Training
          1. All Exposed
          2. Users
          3. Emergency Responders
          4. Management Control and Risk Management
          5. Technical Staff
  • Audience

    Anyone with exposure to or usage of Lithium Batteries (excluding small devices like watches or calculators) in a work environment should have some level of training. This course is designed to orient safety & health professionals, facilities maintenance and management, and line management on the regulations that govern the use of Lithium Batteries.

  • Prerequisites

    None.  This Course is the first in a sequence of courses on Lithium Battery Safety and Management.

  • Prerequisites

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