H2S SAFETY AWARENESS

Course Duration

This course will be instructed in a period of 16 hours divided into 2 days.

Course Objectives

Aim of the module: to provide delegates with the additional skills, information and knowledge, along with the appropriate attitudes to enable them to identify and manage a H2S hazard, assess the risks and implement the appropriate control measures.

Prerequisite

Taking the HSE INDUCTION, BASIC FIRE FIGHTING and HSE ORIENTATION FOR NON SUPERVISORY STAFF course

Course Outlines

  • characteristic and sources of H2S
  • Toxicity levels and exposure limits
  • Acute and chronic effects of exposure
  • H2S effects on metals, elastomers and polymers
  • H2S gas detection (fixed and portable systems)
  • Respiratory protection including different types of BA, mask fit testing& cascade systems.
  • use of Breathing Apparatus equipment
  • H2S emergency procedures during operations
  • Rescue of H2S casualties
  • Detection and protection equipment overview

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