Posted: 1 Mar '20

Taking an H2S Alive Training Course Can Save Your Life

Taking an H2S Alive Training Course Can Save Your Life

Anyone who works in the petroleum and gas industries is at some point going to come into contact with hydrogen sulfide (H2S). To be safe in your industry you must take an H2S Alive training course to ensure that you are up to code on all the current safety procedures when dealing with this potentially deadly gas. Sign up for H2S training today.

What is H2S?

Hydrogen sulfide is a common biproduct in the production of crude oil and natural gas. This gas is produced as a direct result of the chemical breakdown of various organic compounds. H2S has toxicity that is very similar to carbon monoxide. Knowing how to work with it safely can be the difference between death and life.

Why is Taking an H2S Alive Training Course Important?

If you or anyone in your employment is going to be in contact with H2S, you must take an H2S Alive training course. The course is designed to teach students how to detect and handle the presence of hydrogen sulfide. Taking this course ensures that you follow proper procedures when exposed to this gas. Knowing what to do and how to handle H2S can be lifesaving. In the past, exposure to even small amounts of H2S was deadly. Now, thanks to proper procedures and equipment, lives are being saved.

What Does an H2S Alive Training Course Entail?

In taking the H2S Alive training course, you will learn various things that are beneficial to those who are going to be exposed to hydrogen sulfide. Here are some of the highlights of the course:

  • Learning what the safe limits of exposure are
  • Learn the response strategies needed to save lives
  • Know when to sound alarms, conduct evacuations, and how to conduct rescues when H2S is present and threatening
  • Find out how to use the positive breathing apparatus’
  • Learn how to conduct inspections of safety equipment
  • Learn how to use, read and calibrate gas monitors
  • Finally, you will learn how to conduct first aid and proper rescue responses to those who have been exposed to H2S

 Participating in an H2S Alive training course is in your and your employees’ best interest. Not only is taking this course both your moral and legal obligation, but you will also learn important lessons that can be applied to many dangerous situations.

Keep Everyone Safe

For more information about the H2S Alive training course contact us today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about course registration, or the program itself.

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