H2S Alive

This one-day course is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The primary focus is to provide generic H2S course content to help workers work safely in and around H2S environments. The course covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect oneself and basic rescue techniques.
Each student is required to operate a self-contained breathing apparatus and rescue lift and drag exercises.

Duration 8 hours
Certificate Valid 3 years

Topics Covered:

  • H2S Properties
  • Health Hazards
  • Probable H2S Locations
  • Hazard Assessment and Control
  • Approved Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Detection of H2S
  • Initial Response Strategy
  • Rescue Techniques


  • Knowledge testing, including a written exam.
  • Practical test, where participants will be donning a SCBA and demonstrate rescue techniques.