Level I Refrigeration Operator
Ammonia Refrigeration Training
Companies are required to have trained, qualified, and authorized employees for the operation of their refrigeration systems. The more training and experience the operators have, the less chance of an extended outage of the system resulting in a loss of production and product.
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Why Is Ammonia Refrigeration Training Important?
OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) will issue violations concerning operator training if found in non-compliance. Additionally, lack of trained employees who do not understand the function of the refrigeration system and its components produce equally grave consequences.
Level I Ammonia Refrigeration Operator Training
This course covers:
- Theory of refrigeration including refrigeration cycles
- Fundamentals related to the design and operation of a refrigeration system
- Main components that make-up a refrigeration system
- Condensers and the effect weather has on the operation
- Compressors and the variations in operation
- Piping and controls
- Engine room safety covering proper ventilation and relief valves
- Purgers and purging of non-condensable from the system
- Properties of ammonia; how to properly handle it; and the use of personal protective equipment
- Methods of defrosting
- Troubleshooting your system
- Water treatment, including different types of fouling that can cause problems
Who Should Attend
Ammonia Refrigeration Operator FAQs
Per OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM) program, companies are required to train their operators and maintenance personnel.
Ammonia refrigeration training satisfies ONE part of the training that operators and maintenance personnel need in order to be qualified. Refrigeration training consists of many parts, including “on the job training”, online videos, and mentoring from contractors, senior operators, and refrigeration supervisors in the development of the operator/maintenance personnel.