Video Library: Hydrogen Sulfide
- Hydrogen Sulfide
#HS002 - VHS (17 min. 1999)
Invisible, explosive, flammable, deadly - these are all words that describe Hydrogen Sulfide, a leading cause of death in the workplace. Also known as H2S, this gas is a byproduct formed by decaying organic matter. It can be found in oil or gas operations, mining facilities, sewage, wastewater treatment plants and other places. This video will provide employees a basic understanding of Hydrogen Sulfide and the methods they can take to avoid exposures to this deadly gas. Topics include respiratory protection, symptoms of exposure, monitors and detectors, wind direction indicators, briefing areas and escape routes, condition signs and contingency plans.