Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness For General Industry

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Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness For General Industry Course

Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness For General Industry

  • Level: Introductory
  • Duration: 20 minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness for General Industry online safety course from Exceed Safety is an introductory-level online course designed to introduce participants to hydrogen sulfide, a colorless, flammable, and highly toxic gas. Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas, hydrogen sulfide has a distinct rotten egg odor.

It is a by-product of many industrial practices including petroleum refining, tanning, mining, wood pulp processing, rayon manufacturing, sugar beet processing, and even hot asphalt paving. Participants will learn the basics of working around this very dangerous but useful and common chemical in the general industry sector.

Exceed Safety’s Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness for General Industry online training teaches basic safety awareness tips for working around hydrogen sulfide in general industry. Participants can expect to learn the background, health hazard summary, and OSHA best practices for working with this chemical. Additionally, the course provides general training around the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and additional sources for further information. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to hydrogen sulfide
  • Origins of hydrogen sulfide
  • Uses of hydrogen sulfide
  • Detecting hydrogen sulfide exposure
  • Health effects of hydrogen sulfide exposure
  • Physical properties of hydrogen sulfide
  • Hydrogen sulfide methods of exposure
  • Environmental effects of hydrogen sulfide
  • OSHA guidance surrounding hydrogen sulfide
  • Common testing tools for hydrogen sulfide
  • Encountering hydrogen sulfide in the workplace

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • OSHA safe work practices
  • Hydrogen sulfide (H2S)
  • PPE

Who Is This Course For?

The Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness for General Industry online course from Exceed Safety & ClickSafety is ideal for any and all participants in the general industry sector in which hydrogen sulfide is common. These environments may include work in swamp and sewer areas. Individuals working in the following industries will benefit from this course:

  • Oil and gas drilling
  • Well drilling
  • Petroleum refineries
  • Paper mills
  • Tanneries

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness for General Industry online training is an introductory-level course detailing and explaining the dangers involved with and surrounding the industrial chemical, hydrogen sulfide. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to know:

  • The sources and uses of hydrogen sulfide
  • The physical properties of hydrogen sulfide
  • The health effects of hydrogen sulfide
  • The necessary exposure limits of hydrogen sulfide
  • OSHA’s rules and guidelines surrounding hydrogen sulfide
  • Tips and websites offering further helpful information pertinent to hydrogen sulfide