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H2S Awarness

H2s Training programs

Hydrogen sulphide gas is a naturally occuring product that can also be a byproduct of oil and gas.  For many years, workers in mining, confined spaces and petroleum companies would be knocked out with no understanding of what the workers were exposed to.  Many deaths were called heart attacks or suicides, when they would fall… Read more

H2S Gas Safety in Alberta

In Alberta, the petroleum industry has had  a long and infamous history of  working around hydrogen sulfide gas.  Serious injury, disabilities, knockdowns and fatalities  created a public relations nightmare, motivating the Oil and Gas industry, as a whole,  to set industry standards  for workers  who may be  exposed to hydrogen sulfide  In the early days, a… Read more

H2S in the Alberta Petroleum Industry

H2S is always a topical subject in the Oil and Gas Industry in Alberta as it tends to form in areas where the geological formation was covered by tropical seas. In Alberta, workers are exposed to hydrogen sulphide during drilling and production of natural gas, crude oil and petroleum products Therefore, employers must do a… Read more

Hydrogen Sulfide

In the city of Portage La Prairie in April of 1969, two CUPE members and a city official went to the sewage lagoons to check a valve on a feeder line. One member of the crew entered the valve chamber and collapsed. A second member went in to rescue him and also collapsed. The third… Read more

Occupational exposure to hydrogen sulfide in the sour gas industry: some unresolved issues.

Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 1994;66(3):153-60. Occupational exposure to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and the medical management of H2S-associated toxicity remains a problem in the sour gas industry and some other industrial settings. The acute effects of exposure to H2S are well recognized, but accurate exposure-response data are limited to acutely lethal effects, even in animal… Read more

H2S Awareness Training

Hydrogen sulphide gas is an existing danger in the Oil and Gas Industry. It is likewise common in sewage systems, garbage dumps, barges, pig farms, muskegs, mines and pulp and paper mills Alberta is among the most hazardous locations on the planet for H2S. Various other locations where H2S prevails consist of much of Europe,… Read more