Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Safety

Hydrogen sulfide is a chemical compound with the formula H2S. It is an extremely hazardous gas whose marker is the smell of rotten eggs. It is colorless and very dangerous when high concentrations are inhaled. Hydrogen sulfide is highly flammable and explodes easily near lit matches, cigarettes, and other sources of spark or heat.

What does this course cover?

  • List and describe the properties of hydrogen sulfide.

  • Describe how hydrogen sulfide is created, where it occurs, and the industries in which it is used.

  • Describe the methods used to detect, monitor and warn of hydrogen sulfide.

  • Describe the physical and health hazards of hydrogen sulfide.

  • Describe the appropriate responses to hydrogen sulfide exposures and emergencies.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of hydrogen sulfide hazards and safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • OSHA Safety and Health Topics / Hydrogen Sulfide

  • General Industry: 29 CFR 1910.1000 TABLE Z-2

  • Construction: 29 CFR 1926.55 Appendix A

  • 29 CFR 1910.119 App A and 29 CFR 1926.64 App A

Duration: 10 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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