This one-day course is intended for all workers who may be exposed to environments where Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) is present. Each student will be required to operate a detector tube device, operate a self-contained breathing apparatus, and perform rescue breathing on a mannequin. Students must demonstrate required skills and obtain 70% on a written examination. This course is suitable for mining or petroleum, industry workers, those working with poisonous gases.
Topics covered include:
- physical properties and health hazards of H2S
- how to protect oneself
- basic rescue techniques