Lithium Ion Battery Safety in the Workplace


This course is divided into 6 independent mini modules which cover the topics of lithium ion battery introduction, handling, transportation, disposal, and incident preparedness and response planning. Module 1 briefly introduces lithium batteries, including their characteristics and potential faults. Module 2 covers safe handling guidelines for most types of lithium ion batteries. Module 3 is a brief introduction to the complex regulations for the transport of lithium ion batteries. Modules 4 and 5 cover safe storage and disposal. Module 6 covers incident preparedness and response planning, including general steps for handling incidents, such as lithium ion battery fires.

Target Audience

Multiple roles and levels in an organization including:

  • Frontline Workers
  • Shipping\Receiving Staff
  • Warehouse Staff
  • Engineers

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

  • 0.1 IACET CEUs; contact your local jurisdiction for CEU recognition.
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Time Requirement


Certificates 1 hour

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