Thermosetting Plastics

This course is intended to provide basic knowledge to handle thermosetting plastics onboard. This course will only cover the use of epoxy paint. This course aims to provide basic knowledge about thermosetting plastics as per the Swedish Work Environment Authority rules AFS 2014:43. The Swedish Work Environment Authority requires anyone who handles more than 500 grams of thermosetting plastic components to follow the rules set out in AFS 2005:18. This course will only cover epoxy paint. If you handle more than 500 grams of any other thermoplastic on board please contact your employer.

Learning objectives and learner outcomes:

Those who successfully complete this course should have a basic knowledge to handle thermosetting plastics on board.

Course prerequisites:

The course is open to all seafarers who will be handling epoxy paint.

Course developer:

Eddie Janson – MariTrain AB

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