Hydrogen Sulfide Alive (H2S Alive)

This 4-hour course is designed to improve the awareness of the hazards of working in an H2S environment and provides the student with the basic skills necessary to follow a response strategy to rescue a casualty of H2S poisoning. Objectives are: physical properties and locations of H2S, occupational exposure limits, toxicity levels, scales, supplied air breathing apparatus (SABA), self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) maintenance and operation, formation of H2S and common industrial sites, concentrations and toxic levels, H2S effects on individuals, detection and monitoring, contingency and emergency response plans rescue, first aid techniques, and post-exposure, evaluation.