Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Fundamentals Training

Total Program Hours:

6 hours

Program Duration:

1 day

Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Every year, workers are accidentally exposed to unsafe levels of hydrogen sulfide (H2S), also called sour gas, sewer gas, stink damp and hydrosulphuric acid. H2S can kill a worker in a few seconds.

In this 6-hour course, students learn about H2S to help them stay safe on the job.

Learning Objectives

Topics Covered Include:

  • Safety legislation
  • Physical properties and locations of H2S
  • Occupational exposure limits
  • Toxicity levels & scales
  • Initial response strategy
  • Passive and detector tube devices
  • Continuous H2S detectors
  • Supplied Air Respirator (SAR)
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Maintenance & operation of SCBA
  • Rescue techniques
  • Artificial respiration

Northwest Skills Institute offers a wide variety of training and consulting options including risk assessment, needs analysis and train the trainer programs.

Consulting services offered include:

  • needs analysis
  • site-specific hazard assessments
  • specialized safety training
  • health and safety program planning and review
  • train the trainer training is available for all course offerings

Program Fee

$95.00Price quoted is per person and does not include GST. Subject to change without notice.

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