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Basic H2S Training
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Basic H2S Training

COURSE OVERVIEW

The aims and objectives of the training are to ensure that the delegate gains the required knowledge and understanding of the specific hazards and properties of H²S, and appropriate emergency response actions to take should a H²S related incident arise.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course includes theoretical input, demonstrations and practical exercises coupled with a written assessment for delegates to demonstrate an acceptable level of competence.

COURSE CONTENT

The syllabus focuses on:

  • Actions to be taken in the event of an alarm
  • Common definitions: PPM, WEL
  • How H2S is detected and the use of onsite and personal detection equipment
  • H2S gas, its common name where it can be ordinarily found
  • Measurement and the WEL of H2S
  • Physical properties and characteristics of H2S
  • Physiological effects of exposure to H2S
  • Role of emergency response teams in an H2S emergency
  • Types of respiratory equipment available including escape breathing apparatus, self-contained breathing apparatus and cascade system
  • Importance of a correct facemask fit

COURSE DURATION

4 Hours

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites required for Basic H²S Training.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Personnel who are, or could be, working in an environment that could become contaminated by H²S gas.