Safe Storage and Handling of Lithium-ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles

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Lithium-ion batteries are the most commonly used rechargeable battery in electric vehicles due to the many advantages that they have over other types of battery chemistry. Since lithium-ion batteries are so commonly used, they need to be handled with care to prevent injuries and damage.In this course, you will learn how lithium-ion batteries work, where they are used, and the dangers they pose and how to control them, as well methods for safe storage and disposal. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • Course Overview
  • Using Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Lithium-ion Battery Hazards and Control Measures
  • Knowledge Check: Using Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Storing Batteries Safely and Managing Waste Batteries
  • Knowledge Check: Storing and Disposing of Batteries