Hydrogen Sulfide/Respiratory Protection

Course Length:  1.5 hours

Course Objective:

  • This class is a Basic H2S Training course aimed at personnel who risk exposure to hydrogen sulfide.

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Course Design:

  • Narrated e-learning modules

Successful Course Completion:

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

Course Outline:

About Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

  • Regulations
  • Key Terms
    • Auto Ignition
    • Flammable Limits
    • Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)
    • Threshold Limit Value (TLV)
    • Short Term Exposure Limit (STEL)
    • Ceiling
    • Immediate Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH)
    • National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
    • Parts Per Million (PPM)
  • What is H2S?
  • H2S vs. Other Notable Deadly Gases
  • H2S Common Names
  • Characteristics
  • Disposal method
  • H2S Limitations
  • Where is H2S found?
  • H2S Accumulation
  • H2S Reactivity

Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

  • Respiratory System Effects
  • Respiratory System
    • Diaphragm
    • Trachea
    • Bronchi
    • Alveoli

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Exposure Limits

  • H2S Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
    • 0-50 PPM
    • 100-300 PPM
      • Olfactory Nerve Paralysis
    • 300-600 PPM
    • 600-1000 PPM
  • Phrenic Nerve Function
  • Variables Effecting Symptoms

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Detection

  • Methods of Detection (advantages/disadvantages)
    • Colorimetric Tubes
    • Personal Electronic Detectors
    • Fixed Detectors

Respiratory Protection

  • Common Effects from Respirator Use
  • Why Wear a Respirator?
  • Breathing Air Composition
  • Employee Control Measures
    • Engineering Controls
    • Administrative Controls
    • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Respiratory Protection Program Requirements
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Types of Respirators
    • Air Purifying
    • Supplied Air
      • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
      • Atmospheric Supplied Air
      • Cascade Systems
      • Escape Packs
  •  Fit Testing
    • Quantitative
    • Qualitative
    • Medical Requirements
  • Respirator Usage
  • Respirator Inspection
  • Respirator Maintenance
  • Proper Donning/Doffing
  • Respirator Storage

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Safety

  • Arriving at a H2S Location
  • Wind Direction Example
  • Affected Employee Requirements
  • When H2S is Present
  • Site Location Condition Flags
    • Green – Possible Danger
    • Yellow – Moderate Danger
    • Red – Extreme Danger
  • Other Deadly Gases Associated with H2S
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
    • Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)
  • Regular Drills
  • Rescue

Post Training Evaluation:

  • The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

Reference Material / Documents:

30 CFR 250.490

ANSI/ASSE Z390.1—2017 Standard

M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E076

Date

Aug 18 2022

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$60.00
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