Earn your Lithium Battery Safety certificate upon successful completion of this course

The use of lithium ion batteries is rapidly expanding in both domestic and international segments of the directional surveying, logging, and oil drilling industries.

The increased prevalence of this power source and industry demands for higher standards of energy output have led to increased incident and severity rates among service providers. Education in the safe use of lithium batteries is of paramount importance to the health and safety of personnel working with or who could potentially be affected by the use of lithium batteries.

  • History of the battery
  • Oil industry uses
  • Main suppliers
  • Cell components and material used
  • Cell design
  • Inherent properties of lithium metal
  • Environmental considerations for storage
  • MSDS sheets
  • Proper handling requirements
  • Storage of damaged batteries
  • Failure modes of lithium batteries
  • Cell types
  • Advantages of lithium batteries
  • General dangers
  • Effects of lithium battery exposure
  • Short term exposure limits


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time isĀ 2 hours.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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