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Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Awareness (Brazilian Portuguese)

Course information

Target group:

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Course goal: This course aims to give offshore personnel the knowledge required to understand the hazards and controls associated with working in an environment where they could potentially be exposed to hydrogen sulphide




Target Audience: All personnel who could potentially be exposed to hydrogen sulphide in the workplace on offshore installations




Learning Objectives




LO 1 Explain the physical properties and sources of H2S, and identify the areas on an offshore installation where you would expect to encounter hydrogen sulphide


LO 2 Explain the physiological effects of exposure to varying toxicity levels of hydrogen sulphide


LO 3 Explain the responsibilities and duties of all personnel and their duties under current legislation


LO 4 Explain the current legal occupational exposure limits for short and long term exposure periods relating to hydrogen sulphide


LO 5 Describe the various methods for detecting hydrogen sulphide


LO 6 Describe the various personal and respiratory protection equipment required for undertaking tasks in areas where hydrogen sulphide may be present


LO 7 Explain the hazardous area classifications which may be encountered on an offshore installation and the associated control measures required


LO 8 Explain the formal requirement for hydrogen sulphide contingency plans on installations


LO 9 Identify the different alarms encountered offshore and the emergency and evacuation procedures that should be followed


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