Hydrogen Sulfide Safety

Course Description

This 4 hour hydrogen sulfide safety course is designed to meet requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1000 and BOEM 30 CFR 250.490, as well as API RP 49 and 55. BOEM regulations require that employees receive annual training on the dangers and procedures of working around H 2 S and SO 2 . This course acts as either the initial or annual retraining required to meet that standard

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Monday December 3, 2018
Prerequisite:

None

Time:
4 hours
Tuition:
$116
Course Availability:
Every Monday @ 1:00 p.m.

Course Content

  1. Discussion of 30 CFR 250.490, 29 CFR 1910.1000 & API RP 49 & 55
  2. Definitions of H2S & SO2
  3. Physical Properties & Characteristics of H2S & SO2
  4. OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits for H2S & SO2
  5. H2S Sources at Worksites & Oil and Gas Locations
  6. Exposure & Health Effects
  7. Contingency Plan – Procedures & Emergency Equipment
  8. Safe Operating Procedures
  9. Monitoring & Detection Devices (Fixed & Portable Monitors; Wind Direction & Speed Indicators)
  10. Danger Indicator Signs, Lights, Flags & Alarms (ppm Danger Levels; Muster Points)
  11. Posted Safety Information (Facilities & Vessels)
  12. Personnel Responsibilities
  13. Emergency Communications
  14. Evacuation List & Actions
  15. Personnel Evacuation Procedures (Including Buddy System Demonstration)
  16. Emergency Medical Procedures
  17. PPE Choice & Proper Use
  18. SCBA v. APR
  19. SCBA Usage (Donning & Doffing; Beards, Contacts, etc.; ANSI Z88.2)
  20. Emergency Drills (Frequency & Records)
  21. Basic Hydrogen Sulfide First Aid Procedures
  22. Corrosion Characteristics & Associated Risks
  23. Metallurgical Properties of Equipment With H2S
  24. Special Precautions for Confined Spaces
  25. Hands-On Respiratory Equipment Usage
  26. Written Examination