H2S is also known as “Sour Gas”. It smells like rotten eggs and can kill you. If you smell the rotten eggs, it’s probably too late. Sour Gas can be the byproduct of oil production and other industrial processes.
H2S Training can be taken with a Confined Spaces training course.
It is important to understand
- signs and symptoms of H2S exposure
- rescue plans for H2S exposure, including CPR
- reducing H2S exposure with SCBA gear
- how to properly test, inspect, and maintain SCBA gear