Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Kuala Lumpur

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • May-27-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • July-01-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Aug-05-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Sep-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Oct-07-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Nov-04-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

  • Dec-02-2024

    Kuala Lumpur

Dates in Other Venues

  • May-27-2024

    Istanbul

  • May-27-2024

    Paris

  • June-10-2024

    London

  • June-10-2024

    Amsterdam

  • June-24-2024

    Singapore

  • June-24-2024

    Paris

  • June-24-2024

    Dubai

  • June-24-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-01-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-08-2024

    Amsterdam

  • July-08-2024

    London

  • July-22-2024

    Singapore

  • July-29-2024

    Barcelona

  • July-29-2024

    Paris

  • July-29-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-05-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-12-2024

    London

  • Aug-12-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Aug-19-2024

    Dubai

  • Aug-19-2024

    Barcelona

  • Aug-26-2024

    Paris

  • Aug-26-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-09-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Sep-09-2024

    London

  • Sep-16-2024

    Barcelona

  • Sep-16-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-23-2024

    Singapore

  • Sep-30-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-07-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-14-2024

    London

  • Oct-14-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Oct-21-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-21-2024

    Barcelona

  • Oct-28-2024

    Paris

  • Oct-28-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-04-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-11-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Nov-11-2024

    London

  • Nov-18-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-18-2024

    Barcelona

  • Nov-25-2024

    Singapore

  • Nov-25-2024

    Paris

  • Dec-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-09-2024

    London

  • Dec-09-2024

    Amsterdam

  • Dec-16-2024

    Dubai

  • Dec-16-2024

    Barcelona

  • Dec-23-2024

    Singapore

  • Dec-30-2024

    Paris

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Tank Cleaning

  • Understanding why tanks are used
  • Discussing the importance of maintaining regular tank cleaning:

  •      Internal moisture build-up
  •      Sludge
  •      Microbial contamination

  • Understanding when tanks cleaning should be done
  • Discussing the typical procedures for cleaning tanks
  • Exploring tools to be used in tank cleaning

Tank Cleaning Hazards

  • Understanding why tank cleaning is dangerous
  • Defining fire, explosion, and flammable vapors hazards and understanding ways to avoid them
  • Exploring sources of ignition and how to deal with them to avoid hazard:

  •       Electrical equipments
  •       Lighting
  •       Static electricity
  •       Hot surfaces
  •       Pyrophoric scale

  • Techniques to avoid chemical, radiation and microbiological hazards
  • Understanding types of physical hazards can by caused by tank cleaning
  • Discussing hazards associated with oxygen deficiency

Hazards Minimizing

  • Discussing the recommended personal protection equipment’s according to OSHA standards:

  •      Hardhat
  •      Eye protection
  •      Gloves
  •      Boots
  •      Respiratory protection

  • Discussing safety procedures before cleaning, including the situation of tank components
  • Understanding when and why to use harness and retrieval lines
  • Understanding when to use full body suites and its disposals procedures
  • Determining the importance of only allowing trained professional to perform tank cleaning and what kinds of skills and knowledge they should have

Tank Cleaning Safety Plan

  • Understanding the importance of having a plan before starting the cleaning of tanks
  • Determining the importance of communicating the plan with involved personnel
  • Exploring the components of safety plan:

  •       Tank cleaning procedures
  •       Regulations for workers and managers
  •       Potential risks assessment
  •       Emergency preparedness training
  •       Permits required

  • Discussing the importance of providing emergency rescue team to be prepared for the worst scenarios
  • Discussing techniques to analyze hazards and risks to conduct elimination and control plan

Tank Cleaning Standards 

  • Overview of Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment (QHSE) framework
  • Discussing QHSE protocols for tank cleaning
  • Exploring OSHA regulations associated with tank cleaning
  • Discussing tank cleaning standards and codes developed by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Discussion: analyzing real-work examples of successful and frailer stories about tank cleaning