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LPG association takes turns to host Occupational Safety Card lectures and drills to reinforce the occupational safety skills of employees

  • Date: 2018-11-16
  • Issued by: Fire Bureau
瓦斯公會接力舉辦工安卡講習訓練 強化從業人員職安能力

Taichung City Liquefied Gas Fuel Business Association hosted an education and training session at Taichung City Fire Bureau 7th Corps. on the 17th of this month, lecturing participants about relevant SOPs in the gas industry and practical simulations. After the course, of the participant passes the exam conducted by Labor Affairs Bureau, he/she will receive Occupational Safety Card certification. On the contrary, if bottled gas retailer employees fail to obtain the Occupational Safety Card and cause an accident in the future, the proprietor of the bottled gas retail store will be held accountable and charged in accordance with the Criminal Code of the Republic of China. Three additional courses will be held on October 1, 8 and 15, all gas industry professionals are welcome to attend.

For the education and training session, former Chairman of Taiwan LPG Distribution Research and Development Foundation Fang-Chuan Lai was appointed as the theory lecturer, while the practical aspects and operations was demonstrated by senior lecturers and assistant lecturers from the association, focusing on gas related equipment, piping installation to selecting the appropriate gas pressure regulator as well as issues such as gas test and flame test etc. The course allows the student to gain hands-on experience and observe proper SOPs in order to strengthen their experience.

Fire Bureau also took the opportunity to emphasize that gas in itself is harmless, it is negligence that causes disasters. Apart from paying attention when changing the gas cylinder, MOI guidelines should also be communicated to gas-consuming business venues to implement voluntary safety inspections. In addition, safety should be observed when using gas in order to minimize the possibility of gas related tragedies.

  • Date : 2017-09-27
  • Hit: 148