The Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness course is designed for fire service personnel and personnel that work around sources of H2S such as public works, and related contractors.
Hydrogen sulfide is an extremely hazardous product and occurs naturally in the environment and as a by-product of certain production processes. Employers are required under Regulation 833, Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents, to limit the exposure of workers to specified hazardous biological or chemical agents in accordance with established values. This online program introduces the characteristics of hydrogen sulfide (H2S); explains how and why it's a toxic poison; explains required mitigation strategies and associated emergency actions. A certificate is issued on successful completion.