Resource Review: Pressure Safety Awareness (ESH 0171)

This online training was developed for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory workers who are involved in a Work Planning and Control (WPC) activity that includes a pressure hazard. This is an awareness level course that gives the worker an understanding of the potential hazards related to pressure systems and actions to take to reduce their risk. This course does not provide instructions on specific equipment.

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Resource Details


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



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Program Design Elements

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Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

Content Elements

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
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The following topical areas are included:

  • Pressure Units
  • Maximum operating pressure
  • Rated equipment
  • Pressure relief
  • Determine MOP
  • Determine reactor experience
  • Importance of review
  • Lessons learned (‚ÄúVassel Explosion)
  • Glassware
  • Pressure reactor resources
The course includes text questions.


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