Who Should Take This Course?

Since hydrogen sulfide is one of the leading causes of workplace gas inhalation deaths in the United States, H2S training about safe work practices and H2S hazards is vital for oil and gas workers, or anyone who works near or in proximity to hydrogen sulfide gas.

This H2S training course was designed to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, ANSI Z390.1 Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs.

For additional information on OSHA Safety training requirements or the Safety training courses we offer, visit our OSHA Safety Training page.

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Course Sections

This H2S Awareness training course consists of 8 sections, which are fully narrated and interactive. Quiz questions within each section help the student retain the knowledge needed for the final exam. The course, including final exam, should take approximately 2 hours to complete.

Module
SectionTitle
1Course Overview
Course outline | Learning objectives | Key terms.
2Introduction to Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness
What is hydrogen sulfide? | Scientific and common names | Natural and industrial sources of H2S | Where hydrogen sulfide can be found | History and uses of H2S.
3Symptoms and Effects
Natural defenses against H2S | Exposure limits | Symptoms and effects of H2S exposure | Short- and long-term effects | Additional hazards.
4Protecting Yourself from Exposure
Administrative and engineering controls | Containment and ventilation | Respiratory protection | Safe work practices | Drilling.
5Detection and Monitoring
Detection and dectectors | Lead acetate tape | Colorimetric tubes | Electronic, portable, and fixed detectors | Maintenance.
6Contingency Plan
What is a contingency plan? | Site-specific orientation | Elements and purpose of the plan | Essential and non-essential employee duties.
7Emergency Response
Emergency response plan | Response to detection | Rescue steps | Following rescue.
8Conclusion
Course Exam

Course Exam

  • The final exam for this course consists of 20 questions, which are randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • A 70% or better score is needed in order to pass the final exam. If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.

Course Format

This is a 100% online, fully narrated course which students complete within our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS). The training is self-paced and available 24/7.

Designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers, this H2S training online for hydrogen sulfide awareness includes up-to-date, high quality training created with your safety and learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training, which combines audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7. A downloadable student manual including the course material is provided for student reference and note-taking. For your convenience, the course can be completed over time, and your progress will be saved to the last section completed. Students are given 6 months to complete the course after enrollment. We are so certain you will be satisfied with your experience, that we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee*.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. We also offer the option to be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion. If selected during enrollment, this ID Card option costs an additional $5.00, and the card will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.

Accreditation

Designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers, our OSHA accepted H2S Awareness training meets the requirements for OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, ANSI Z390.1 Accepted Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Training Programs.

H2S Certification of Training

Once the course is completed within our Online Training System (OTS), you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness H2S Certificate of Course Completion which is provided in PDF format. We also offer the option to be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion. If selected during enrollment, this ID Card option costs an additional $5.00, and the card will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.

Course Objective

The Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness Training course objective is to meet Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements: OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, ANSI Z390.1

Learning Objectives

The learning objective of this course is to provide students with essential information related to Hydrogen Sulfide exposure. By completing the course, the student will learn about:

  • Hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide exposure
  • Symptoms and effects of H2S exposure
  • Protection from exposure
  • How to detect and monitor the gas
  • Contingency planning
  • Emergency response to exposure

Additional Information

For additional information on Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), please visit OSHA’s webpage regarding this highly flammable and toxic gas. 

  • Health and Safety Hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Hydrogen Sulfide’s Presence in the Workplace
  • Methods to Evaluate and Control Exposure to H2S
  • Hydrogen Sulfide’s Related OSHA Standards
  • Industry Specific H2S Resources

Additional Training

Please note that this safety course provides valuable H2S training information which applies to the general population of workers who may be exposed to Hydrogen Sulfide. This course is not meant to replace company-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

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