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Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Certification

Course Outline:

Hydrogen Sulphide Certification is designed as a safety awareness program to familiarize participants with the dangers associated with working in an H2S environment. The class is appropriate for entry level through supervisory level employees. The course is required for all employees who have the potential to be exposed to H2S in excess of the Threshold Limit Value - Time Weighted Average (TLV-TWA) (10ppm for 8 hours).

Course materials include student handouts and a final examination. Delivery is accomplished through lecture, hands-on demonstration of monitors and detectors, student participation and practice, video tape, overheads, and student exercise for putting on and taking off the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (S.C.B.A.)

Course Content:

  • Physical and chemical properties of h2s
  • Safe work procedures
  • Contingency planning and rescue techniques
  • Detecting and monitoring methods
  • H2s effects on individuals (human physiology)
  • Respiratory protection
  • H2s release dispersion models
  • Industrial presence of h2s
  • Burning and flaring of h2s
  • Final examination


One (1) Year (Annual refresher training required)


One (1) Day




HHSL Safety Systems Limited Training Facility.