Hydrogen Sulphide (H2s) Awareness - OSHA StandardsDownload as PDF
Hydrogen Sulphide (H2s) Awareness - OSHA Standards
LO1: Describe the risks associated with Hydrogen Sulphide
LO2: Define the properties of Hydrogen Sulphide and common uses
LO3: Describe the implications of long and short term exposure to Hydrogen Sulphide
LO4: Explain risks caused by the corrosive properties of Hydrogen Sulphide
LO5: Describe the purpose of a contingency plan
LO6: Describe engineering controls used to reduce the risks posed by Hydrogen Sulphide
LO7: Identify appropriate personal protective equipment
LO8: Identify appropriate gas detection equipment
LO9: Describe safe work practices that are used to reduce risks caused by Hydrogen Sulphide
LO10: Explain the purpose of a rescue plan
Oil & Gas Industry
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the United States Department of Labour.
29 CFR 1910.119
29 CFR 1910.134
The aim of this course is to give you an awareness of the principal properties of hydrogen sulfide, why extreme caution is necessary when dealing with this gas and how to recognize the consequences and symptoms of exposure to it. This course covers good practice so wherever you are taking this course and whatever safety legislation applies, you will benefit from it.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or “unscheduled” refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts/deviations from procedures.