Environmental Hazards

Lithium Batteries Awareness  

 This course will cover the different types of lithium battery, their potential hazards as well as the regulations involved with their shipping and disposal.

What's included?

Course Description 

Found in everyday devices such as mobile phones, laptops, watches, cameras, children’s toys, power tools and vehicles; lithium batteries are also widely used in commerce and even the aerospace industry to provide a source of power for equipment.

They can also be found in downhole equipment used in the oil and gas industry. This course will cover the different types of lithium battery, their potential hazards as well as the regulations involved with their shipping and disposal.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the different types of lithium battery
  • Identify the potential hazards of lithium batteries 
  • Outline some packing and shipping regulations 
  • Explain how to store and dispose of lithium batteries