The Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness course from OSHA Education School is an introductory-level online training designed to introduce participants to hydrogen sulfide, a colorless, flammable, and highly toxic gas. Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas, hydrogen sulfide has a distinct rotten egg odor.
It is a by-product of many industrial practices including petroleum refining, tanning, mining, wood pulp processing, rayon manufacturing, sugar beet processing, and even hot asphalt paving. Participants will learn the basics of working around this dangerous but useful and common chemical in the Manufacturing sector.
OSHA Education School’s Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness training teaches basic safety awareness tips for working around hydrogen sulfide in Manufacturing. Participants can expect to discuss the background, health hazard summary, and OSHA best practices for working with this chemical. Specific course topics include the following:
Means of exposure
Information about hydrogen sulfide and the environment
OSHA standards and guidelines for contact
Acute and chronic health effects of hydrogen sulfide, including cancer and reproduction
Instruction for what to do if you smell hydrogen sulfide
OSHA guidance for comprehensive training
Recommendations for hydrogen sulfide air monitoring
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