Posted: 1 Dec '20

Keep Yourself Safe with an H2S Alive Training Course

Keep Yourself Safe with an H2S Alive Training Course

You are probably familiar with H2S (hydrogen sulfide) and what it can do to your employees when you encounter it on the worksite. This very common gas is found in a multitude of worksites, and it is very toxic and can lead to death. Contact us today for more information on H2S Alive. 

Since there are many hazards that come with this gas, your workers must take an H2S Alive training course. This training course can help save lives as it will teach you and your workers what to do when exposed to H2S and how to prepare for the possibility.  

What is H2S Alive? 

An H2S Alive training course is the standard training employees in the oil and gas industry must take to be able to work in such an industry. It is designed for any workers who may be exposed to this dangerous gas and to prepare for it.  

The training course is designed to teach a number of things that will better prepare your employees for any potential exposure, plan and execute rescue procedures, and much more.  

The Hazard of Hydrogen Sulfide

Since H2S is extremely toxic to humans, you need to learn how to deal with it. Your body has a natural tolerance for low levels of H2S, but the types of concentrations your workers could be exposed to can be lethal if they aren’t aware of how to deal with it.  

What You Will Learn in a H2S Alive Training Course 

There are a variety of valuable lessons you will learn in this training course. These lessons include and are not limited to, the following: 

  • Learn the seven-step process to initial response 
  • How to safely evacuate, alarm those in charge and assess the situation
  • Learn about protective gear, how to use it, how to rescue and revive anyone exposed
  • How to use and inspect the personal breathing apparatus
  • Find out how to use a personal gas indicator and alarm
  • How the monitors work and what you should do when gas is detected
  • Making a rescue plan
  • Both considerations and carries for rescue procedures
  • First aid procedures 

How to Keep Safe Working with H2

It is your moral and legal responsibility to keep your employees as safe as possible and provide them with the training they need to do their jobs properly and safely. The best way to keep your workers safe when they work in an area that has exposure to H2S is to take an H2S Alive training course. Contact us to request group bookings for On-Site Enform H2S Alive Training Course in Edmonton & surrounding areas. 


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