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COURSE OVERVIEW

The course is designed for workers in the Oil and Gas industry, as well as other industries that include Pulp and Paper, Utilities, agricultural, heavy water, and chemical manufacturing.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

After end of this course you will able to know:
  • What Hydrogen Sulphide is, its health effects, and the short and long term effects on the body. Also discussed is what steps to take in an emergency.
  • Gas detection, and includes how to function test and calibrate an electronic monitor.
  • How to protect yourself using PPE such as self-contained breathing apparatus or SCBA, and Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus, or SCABA.
  • The Emergency response planning and what first aid steps to provide in a first aid emergency.


COURSE CONTENT 

INTRODUCTION OF HYDROGEN SULFIDE (H2S) GAS
Common definitions, H2S gas formation and its common name where it can be ordinarily found Measurement and the WEL of H2S


PROPERTIES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF H2S GAS
Physical properties and characteristics of H2S gas e.g. Color, Odour, and corrosion


EXPOSURE LIMITS
Exposure Limits for different hazardous gasses (LEL & UEL) and Physiological effects of exposure to H2S (symptoms and sign)


DETECTION EQUIPMENT
How H2S is detected and the use of onsite and personnel detection equipment, different types of Detection equipment and how it calibrated.


PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
PPE includes equipment such as safety footwear, hard hats, high visibility waistcoats, goggles, life jackets, respirators and safety harnesses. Types of respiratory equipment available including escape breathing apparatus and self-contained breathing apparatus and Importance of a correct facemask kit.

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