Basic H2S Training (MCS-TR-HSE-24)


Target Group
This programme is designed to address the basic training requirements for personnel working in an environment that could become contaminated by H2S gas.

All delegates must bring Photographic I.D. and PASSPORT only (original
or copy)
 HEALTH: All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course

Training Objectives
  • The aims and objectives of the training are to ensure that the delegate gains the required
    knowledge and understanding of the particular hazards and properties of H2S, and appropriate
    emergency response actions to take should a H2S related incident arise.

Course Duration – 1 Day

Course Content Examination and Certification

Delegates will receive theoretical and practical knowledge in the following areas:
- Hydrogen sulphide - how it is formed and where it is found
- Properties, characteristics, measurement parameters and occupational exposure limits of H2S
- Factors affecting individual susceptibility to H2S
- Types of detector equipment, types of respiratory equipment
- Pre-use checks of personal detection devices and EBA
- Operating personal H2S detection equipment (including checks)
- Donning & operating (including checks) an escape breathing apparatus (EBA) with a mask
within 30 seconds
- Donning & operating (including checks) an EBA with a hood within 30 seconds
- Connecting and disconnecting to and from a pressurized cascade breathing system

  • Certification for `Basic H2S Training' will be issued on successful completion
    of the training programme.