Safety Considerations for Hydrogen Facility Design and Construction | AIChE

Safety Considerations for Hydrogen Facility Design and Construction

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This course provides guidance for design and construction of facilities with hydrogen systems including layout, ventilation, electrical, leak detection, and emergency response.


  • Key safety design issues for hydrogen facilities
  • Hazard controls and mitigations
  • Elements of emergency system design
  • Key construction issues

Those involved in design of facilities with hydrogen systems

  • Lesson 1: General Safety Considerations 
    • Hydrogen facility design considerations
  • Lesson 2: Dilution Ventilation and Venting 
    • Safety considerations: dilution ventilation and venting
    • Dilution ventilation
    • Venting    
  • Lesson 3: Electrical Equipment 
    • Safety considerations: electrical equipment
  • Lesson 4: Leak and Flame Detection and Emergency Shutdown 
    • Safety considerations: leak/flame detection and emergency shutdown
    • Leak detection
    • Flame detection
    • Emergency Shutdown
  • Lesson 5: Storage and Construction
    • Safety considerations: storage and construction
    • Storage
    • Construction
    • Signs and Labels
  • Final Quiz

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    CHS - Center for Hydrogen Safety
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    1 hour
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