Prevent Fires and Explosions via this easy e-learning course and get certified.
What is this course about?
Fires and Explosion hazards present themselves in almost all industries and especially so, in those sectors which handle hazardous materials that could be flammable and/or explosive. However there are several ways in which the designers and owner/operators of these plants and facilities can prevent fires and explosions. This course helps you learn all about preventing Fires and Explosions. This course assumes that you know all about the fundamentals of fires and explosions. If not, then you should first take the Abhisam "Understanding Fires and Explosions" course first.
Why should you learn about preventing Fires and Explosions?
As they say, prevention is better than cure. Once a fire starts or an explosion happens, there is not much that can be done. At best, the ensuing damage can only be contained (to some extent). Plants and facilities are not cheap, replacing them can be very very expensive.
Also the losses due to such accidents very often exceed the original cost of the investment.
Let that sink in. Yes, the loss due to fire or explosion in industry, can many times exceed the original cost of the asset and can threaten the existence of the company itself. This is unlike other assets where damage to the asset can be usually a percentage (less than 100%) of the original cost. Imagine a car that meets with an accident, say it hits a tree and there is damage to the doors, say. The cost of repairs will usually not exceed the cost of the car and at the most will be as much as the original cost, assuming you do not get any insurance payout.
Not so in the process industries such as Chemical or Oil and Gas. In case of a large fire or explosion, the damages can even exceed the cost of the original equipment because of the bad effects on people as well as the environment. Governments and other regulatory authorities can and many times do fine the company that owns the factory and these payouts can even bankrupt it.
The best thing is to hence prevent fires and explosions from happening in the first place altogether.
If you are in any way responsible for safety of any industrial facility (including plants, storage areas, warehouses) , then you must understand this subject very well. Or you may be working for a regulatory authority or a government agency in charge of industrial safety, or work as a building or factory inspector. In all these situations this course will give you a good background.
What will you learn in this course?
In this course, you will learn
Use of flammability diagram
Controlling Static Electricity
Explosion-protected equipment and instruments
Design features for preventing Fires & Explosions
This course covers all the above topics and is an excellent way to quickly understand various types of fires and explosions that can occur in industry.
What does this course contain?
This course is in the popular Abhisam XPRTU format. This means that you will see a mix of text, animations, videos and pictures, real life examples and exercises that help you gain a deep understanding of the subject.
What versions are available?
At present two versions are available for the stand alone course, Online and Standard. The online version allows you to access the course online on the Abhisam Learning Portal for a period of 1 year at any time. You can renew the access if you so wish at a discount. The price includes the certification exam, certificate and an electronic badge that can be shared online at portals such as LinkedIn.
The Standard version allows you to download the program and install it on any one PC/laptop that runs any Windows OS (7,8 or 10) for a period of 3 years OR access it online on the Abhisam Learning Portal for a period of 3 years. The price includes the certification exam, certificate and an electronic badge that can be shared online at portals such as LinkedIn.
Is it part of the Abhisam Process Safety management suite?
Yes, this course is part of the Abhisam Process Safety Management suite. If you buy it then this course is part of that and you will get access to it.
Is this part of the Abhisam GOLD membership plan?
Yes of course, all courses, including this one are included in the Abhisam GOLD Membership plan. Your one subscription to this plan entitles you to access the entire Abhisam Course catalog at one small monthly subscription fee. It also entitles you to take one certification exam every month at no cost.
Note: You can get this course as a Stand Alone Course, or as part of the Abhisam Process Safety Management suite OR as a part of your Abhisam Gold Member subscription.
Is this the only way to learn about Fires and Explosions?
No, you can also attend our Blended learning workshops on Process Safety management and this subject is part of that. Not only do you get to attend a classroom style training, but you also get to access the online Blended learning modules.
Why can’t I find this information online for free? Can I not read free books online?
You can of course find a lot of information online for free, but it is unauthenticated. You will also spend a lot of your time, searching for information, that is relevant to preventing fires and explosions as it applies to Industrial operations. By itself fire prevention is a big subject and there is literature out there (and courses) that may be more relevant to other sectors such as preventing fires in the Amazon rainforest or preventing accidental detonation of explosives used for military operations, etc.
Secondly you may find the raw information that you find online in various forums or books hard to digest. We explain everything beautifully in an easy to understand manner, which makes it faster to learn, since we value your time.
Lastly nobody will issue you a certificate because you found information online or you read a book.
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