R717 (Anhydrous Ammonia) Refrigerant Awareness

R717 (Anhydrous Ammonia) Refrigerant Awareness

Course Synopsis:

This course is designed for all personnel who may come into contact with Anhydrous Ammonia refrigerant in the workplace. It is designed to make all participants aware of the risks and safety procedures involved in handling R717 Location:

In House or at our training facilities

1 day

  • Overview of refrigerants (CFC, HCFC, HFC and Natural Refrigerants
  • Ammonia as a refrigerant,
  • Flammability and toxicity
  • Physical properties
  • Physiological properties
  • Chemical properties
  • COSHH Regulations
  • Employees Duties under the Health and safety at work regulations
  • R717 First aid
  • Potential hazards
  • Site Precautions
  • Associated Emergency equipment
  • Plant room equipment
  • Emergency procedures
  • Ventilation
  • Leak detection alarms
  • Associated P.P.E
  • Using P.P.E.
  • Respiratory protective Equipment
  • Risk identification
  • Permit to work systems.
  • Environmental issues
  • Pressure testing
  • Leak testing
  • Strength test procedure
  • Pumping out and discharging Ammonia from the system
  • Decanting Ammonia from a refrigeration plant
  • Labelling cylinders
  • Refrigerant storage
  • Charging procedures