NIMS Industrial Technology Maintenance - Maintenance PipingRequest Info
Duty Area 9: Maintenance Piping
This duty area covers: adhering to piping system safety rules; interpreting basic piping schematics; identifying and selecting correct material; measuring and preparing material; and installing piping systems.
Piping 1 (E50191)
This course covers metal piping systems and installation; plastic piping systems; metal tubing systems; hoses; and two-way, check, and Sloan valves. Examples of topics include the color code system to identify pipe function, methods of measuring a section of piping, assembling threaded plastic pipe, determining bend locations and angles, methods of attaching a fitting to a hose, the construction of two types of flanges, and maintaining a check valve system.
Industrial Safety (M50101)
This course covers safety organization, personal protective equipment, HAZCOM, confined spaces, electrical safety, fire safety, accident response, workplace ergonomics, and maintenance organization. Examples of topics include creating a culture of safety in the workplace, using head, eye, and ear protection personal protective equipment, explaining the importance of chemical container labeling, providing characteristics of a permit-required confined space, the function of an electrical lockout/tagout system, using a fire extinguisher, preventing bloodborne pathogen exposure, interpreting common safety markings, and visual management tools used in the workplace.