Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Nigel · 4 June 2020
Danger hydrogen Sulfide

Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Why This Course Is Essential

H2S is a highly toxic gas formed by the de-composition of organic animal and / or vegetable materials by bacteria. It is found in natural oil and gas, sewers, and cesspools (stagnant water) such as found in swamps and is produced in a variety of industrial and biological processes.

Each participant shall be qualified to receive a certificate upon completion and passing of the course and the examination.

During the training program, the candidates will gain a basic level of knowledge and competency for working in an environment with the potential for H2S exposure.

Candidates will be required to demonstrate their skills and the level of knowledge and understanding of the following key areas:

Candidates will explain/identify
Hydrogen Sulphide (how it is formed & where it is found)
Other names used to describe H2S
Properties & characteristics of H2S
Parts per million (ppm) as a measurement parameter
Occupational exposure limits to H2S
Factors affecting individual susceptibility to H2S
Types of detector equipment
Types of respiratory equipment
Pre-use checks of personal detection devices and EBA

This training program comes with a competency test at end of the course with a minimum pass rate of 70% and the certificate is valid for one year

World Safety Family

Who Benefits From This Course?

Everyone who is potentially exposed to Hydrogen Sulfide!

The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.

People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.

By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • 6 Pages
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate