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WFTE 145 - H2S Awareness
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 145

Calendar Description:
This half-day course is intended for all people who do not work directly with H2S (Hydrogen Sulphide) in the oil and gas industry. It is intended to bring awareness to the hazards of H2S to the general public such as loggers, tree planters, outdoor enthusiasts, etc., who may be in the vicinity of H2S for working, travelling or recreation purposes. It will also cover the steps to take if a release of gas is detected or encountered. This course will not replace the Enform H2S Alive.

Date First Offered:
2006-04-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 3.5
Lecture Hours: 3.5


This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Introduction (30 minutes)
- course duration
- course outcome (awareness only)
- review incidents

Hazards (45 minutes)
- MSDS
- properties
- Health hazards - how they enter the body
- OEL
- Other hazards - hydro-carbon gas, oxygen hazard

How to protect (30 minutes)
- Where can a release happen
- signage
- What to do if a release happens - get out of area - alarm goes off
- SCBA/SABA - Demo SCBA - WCB regulations for breathing apparatus

Detection equipment (60 minutes)
- types - tube types/electronics
- pros and cons
- pre-use checks
- bump tests
- calibrations
- demo - tube/electronic

Silent Sniper video (10 minutes)

Questions/course evaluation (20 minutes)

Handouts:
- Incidents
- MSDS
- WCB regulations for breathing apparatus

Hazards
- MSDS
- properties
- health hazards - how they enter the body
- OEL

How to protect
- what to do if a release happens
- alarm goes off
- SCBA/SABA - demo SCBA
- WCB regulations for breathing apparatus

Detection equipment
- types - tube types/electronics
- pros and cons
- pre-use checks
- bump tests
- calibrations


Learning Outcomes:
Students will have an awareness of hazards when working, travelling, or playing within a sour gas area.

Grading System:
Letters

Grading Weight:
Other: 100 %


Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:

Required - N/A, Silent Sniper Video
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