Basic H2S Course

Basic H2S Course

Trainees who successfully complete the course should be able to demonstrate the knowledge which include, but it is not limited to:

Hydrogen sulphide – how it is formed and where it is found
Properties and characteristics of H2S
Occupational exposure limits to H2S
Types of detector equipment and practical training
Operating personal H2S detection equipment
Types of respiratory equipment
Donning & operating (including checks) an escape breathing apparatus (EBA) with a mask
Donning & operating (including checks) an SCBA with a mask
Pre-use checks of personal detection devices and EBA
Precautions to take to ensure your safety when entering an area which may contain H2S vapors
Rescue and first aid as it applies to H2S exposure



This course has been developed by SSM based on the requirements laid down in OPITO approved standars for Basic H2S training, but it is NOT OPITO approved.


Duration : 1 day


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