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RSES Launches New eLearning Safety for the HVACR Technician Course.

RSES is happy to announce the launch of its updated Safety for the HVACR Technician eLearning course on its new and improved platform at www.rsesonline.training. This is an interactive online course covering safety facts, guidelines, and recommendations for the HVACR service technician under the following eight modules:

Personal Protective Equipment: Covers the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by OSHA standards;
Tools and Test Instruments: Provides safety tips for using tools and test instruments;
Electrical Safety: Covers hazards their effect on human body and precautions related to such hazards;
Fan Safety: Introduces installation, maintenance and general precautions for air-moving equipment;
Soldering, Brazing and Welding: Describes hazards during soldering, brazing, and welding and related precautions;
Fire Safety: Describes fire safety and related precautions and rules;
Ladders, Scaffolds, and Lifts: Offers guidelines for safe use of ladders prescribed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission;
Material Handling: Covers the correct methods of moving materials manually and moving materials using machinery.

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Each module, which may be purchased individually or together as one bundled course, includes an end-of-module certificate upon the successful completion of an exam. The course is approved for 16 NATE CEHs or 1.6 CEUs. All modules together provide approximately 1220 hours of safety training.

This online course and the individual modules closely resemble the RSES Safety for the HVACR Service Technician manual, however, the eLearning option further supplements and stresses the safety issues related to the HVACR industry.

RSES will be releasing Electricity for HVACR Technicians and Air Conditioning Fundamentals in the next few weeks.

RSES is the world's leading education, training and certification association for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. RSES credentials include its Active Specialized Member, Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist categories, as well as one of the largest EPA Section 608 certification programs in the industry. Founded in 1933, RSES is a non-profit organization with chapters in the U.S. and Canada, as well as affiliate organizations worldwide. For more information on RSES or to become a Member, call 800-297-5660 or 847-297-6464, email general@rses.org or visit our website at www.rses.org. RSES, 1911 Rohlwing Road, Suite A, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1397.

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