Course NumberHS-02-917W
PDH Hours3
Battery Room Ventilation and Safety

Webinar: Battery Room Ventilation and Safety

Webinar calendar pdhAuthor: Aleksandr Treyger

This webinar describes the hazards associated with batteries and highlights those safety features that must be taken into consideration when designing, constructing and fitting out a battery room. It provides a general reference for engineers interested in battery room ventilation and safety. Design engineers should consult state and local codes that may apply. Advice on specific ventilation rates required must be sought from the battery suppliers.

This 3 PDH webinar is intended for HVAC designers, architects, loss prevention engineers, facility maintenance personnel, environmentalists, energy auditors as well as consultants and contractors interested in gaining an understanding of cost-effective ventilation.

Learning Objectives

This Live Webinar course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Describing the construction, function and operation of a Lead Acid battery
  • Defining battery capacity i.e. ‘Amp Hour Rate’ or ‘Reserve Capacity’ voltage
  • Explaining the differences between vented lead acid and sealed VRLA batteries
  • Explaining the rules and regulations provided by IEEE, OSHA, NEC, UBC and DOT
  • Determining the ventilation requirements for a battery room for hydrogen and fume extraction
  • Describing the battery maintenance, testing and charging practices
  • Describing the dangers and the Health and Safety precautions associated with the lead acid battery, its service, as well as its use and component materials

Note: This is a live webinar delivered via GoToMeeting. Login instructions will be emailed to you 24-48 hours prior to the webinar and the morning of the webinar. If you have not received your instructions for any reason please call customer support the day of the event. Webinars are live and interactive and students will have the ability to directly interact with and ask questions of the presenter.

We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.