Aim:

There has been a massive increase in the use of solar panels globally and these are becoming increasingly powerful. However, PV panels are a serious risk to anyone attending a fire incident involving these panels due to the presence of dangerous DC voltage. This course will prepare First Responders for dealing with fires involving solar panels.

 

 

Who is the course aimed at?

All those who may be involved with a fire involving solar panels.

 

Content:

 The course covers the following:

  • Introduction
  • Renewable energy overview and risk factors
  • Solar panel market overview
  • Understanding the risks
  • Damaged photovoltaic panels
  • Connecting to the grid
  • Grid interactive system
  • Off grid
  • Hybrid PV system
  • Common reasons for system failure
  • Current kills
  • Direct current
  • Alternating current
  • Detecting current
  • Risk assessment matrix
  • PVSTOP
  • Application technique
  • Delivery system
  • Application
  • Drying time
  • Built in Photovoltaics
  • Photovoltaic system reactivation

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Duration

2 hours CPD

Cost

£95 plus VAT

 

 

COURSE DUE RELEASE APRIL 2023

 

Click on the stripe checkout link to gain access to the course