Hydrogen Sulfide is common in such environments as swamps and sewers and it occurs where there are volcanic gases, natural gas and around some well waters. If you work in these environments, or in the following industries, this course is intended to increase your safety. Industries principally concerned with Hydrogen Sulfide include:
Why Take This Course
While completing this online safety course, you will learn basic safety awareness tips for hydrogen sulfide. This course will discuss the background, health hazard summary, and OSHA safe work practices for working with this chemical. The appropriate PPE and sources for information & assistance are also presented. You will be taught how to protect yourself in case of an emergency involving this chemical.
This introductory Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness online safety course introduces you to this hazardous chemical. Hydrogen sulfide is a colorless, flammable, highly toxic gas that is shipped as liquefied compressed gas and has a familiar rotten egg odor. It is a by-product of many industrial processes, including petroleum refining, tanning, mining, wood pulp processing, rayon manufacturing, sugar beet processing and hot asphalt paving. Hydrogen sulfide is used to produce elemental sulfur, sulfuric acid and heavy water for nuclear reactors. It is a useful but dangerous chemical.