Firechief Lithium-ion battery safety awareness training gains CPD certification

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    Firechief Lithium-ion battery safety awareness training gains CPD certification

    Firechief now has a CPD accredited training course - 'An introduction to the burning issues surrounding Lithium-Ion Battery Fires'.

    The 45-minute CPD accredited introductory course provides the information needed to live and work safely with Lithium-ion battery (LiB) powered devices and electric vehicles.  The training can be provided either online as a webinar or as a face-to-face presentation, depending on the number of delegates to be trained.

    Lithium-ion battery fires are a growing problem. There has been a massive increase in awareness of the risks they pose over last 3 years, and they are now recognised as a serious Health & Safety issue by many - including Health & Safety managers.

    Those who are responsible for health and safety or fire safety at work and want to understand the risks of Lithium-ion battery fires in their organisation and identify and manage them, will find this course helpful, providing them with the opportunity to:

    • Learn about the magnitude of the risk which Lithium-ion battery fires pose.
    • See some examples of Lithium-ion battery fires.
    • Gain an understanding of why LiB fires happen.
    • Understand how to manage devices containing Lithium-ion batteries to help mitigate the fire risk.
    How to be Lithium-ion battery fire safe - Mobile phone on fire

    Laurie Pollard, Managing Director of Firechief Global commented;  'We have developed this course specifically to highlight the risks of Lithium-ion battery fires.  We recommend you do this course if your organisation uses laptops, mobile phones, power tools or forklift trucks; allows employees to use and charge their personal LiB powered devices on site; stores new Lithium-ion battery powered devices or new Li-ion batteries; stores or recycles used or damaged Lithium-ion battery powered devices or Li-ion batteries; has employees bringing and charging e-bikes or e-scooters on site; has electric vehicles being parked or charged on site; has battery energy storage systems; or sells or repairs Lithium-ion battery powered products'.

    Those attending the course will earn CPD points and a certificate and the opportunity to get a free download of the Firechief Lithium-ion battery safety poster to use in their workplace.

    Register your interest today!

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    The Firechief range includes high-performance fire extinguishers, fire blankets, first aid kits, lithium-ion fire extinguishers for your home and leisure time.  For more information, call us on +44 (0)330 999 0019 or email sales@firechiefglobal.com.

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    The information contained within this blog is provided solely for general informational and educational purposes and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice. Before taking any actions based upon this information, we advise the reader to consult any and all relevant statutory or regulatory guidance and where felt necessary to consult a qualified fire or industry regulation professional. The use or reliance on any information contained herein is solely at the reader's risk.