Safety Hazards. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly flammable, explosive gas, and can cause possible life-threatening situations if not properly handled. ... In addition to exposure to hydrogen sulfide in the air, exposure to liquid hydrogen sulfide can cause "blue skin" or frostbite.
This H2S Training Course will guide you through all aspects of H2S, from the basic properties of H2S, to information about personal protective equipment as well as operating and rescue procedures. This course will explain in detail what you need to know to remain safe around H2S, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention after each module.
After completion of this course, you should be able to understand:
Working safely with Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) – What to do and not to do.
How Hydrogen Sulphide forms and some important properties such as: flammability, toxicity, odor thresholds and vapor density.
Protection against H2Susing equipment such as respirators, rescue packs and gas monitors.
Precautions to take to ensure your safety when entering an area which may contain H2S vapors.
Rescue and first aid as it applies to H2S exposure.
How to revive victims that have inhaled H2Susing artificial respiration and CPR.
Key Points on H2S Training:
H2S stands for Hydrogen Sulphide
Anyone working around H2S is required by law to be H2S trained
All employers are required to show diligence in ensuring their employees are H2S trained