HYDROGEN SULFIDE SAFETY

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HYDROGEN SULFIDE SAFETY

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Hydrogen sulfide, also known as H2S, is produced by the anaerobic decomposition of organic sulfur bearing materials. These may be related to natural gas, petroleum, wastewater sludge, pulping liquors and other organic materials. Hydrogen Sulfide is a colorless, toxic and flammable gas that is dangerous at extremely low levels. This dangerous gas is associated with oil production, refining activities, wastewater collection and treatment systems, wood pulping operations and entries into confined spaces.

REGULATORY REFERENCE:

29 CFR 1910.132 (Personal Protective Equipment)
NIOSH Recommendations

APPROXIMATE DURATION:

30 Minutes

 

COURSE OUTLINE

  1. Introduction
  2. Training Objectives
  3. Physical Properties
  4. Toxicity
  5. Special Health Problems
  6. Alcohol and H2S
  7. Federal Requirements for H2S
  8. Recent Incidents
  9. Sources of H2S
  10. Natural Gas
  11. Well Drilling Operations and Petroleum Processing
  12. Wastewater Systems
  13. Pulp Mills
  14. Other Sources or Processes
  15. Effects of H2S on Metals
  16. Atmospheric Monitoring
  17. Respiratory Protection
  18. First Aid
  19. Summary

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