Introduction|Characteristics of Hydrogen Sulfide|Health Hazards|The Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)|The Threshold Limit Value (TLV)|The Short-term Exposure Limit (STEL)|Exposure Control Plan and Engineering Controls|Respiratory Protection|Chemical Cartridge Respirators|SCBA Air Supply Levels|Confined Space Entry|Warning Devices and Monitoring|Evacuation|Other H2S Safety Tips|Conclusion
Hydrogen sulfide, or H2S, is a deadly substance, and exposures can occur at many different workplaces. Understanding and controlling the hazards hydrogen sulfide presents can be a matter of life and death; it is vital you know the risks and how to reduce the likelihood of being harmed. Combine the information in this Video On Demand with the safety information in your company’s hydrogen sulfide contingency plan to help keep yourself safe from hydrogen sulfide exposures. Understanding the material presented here gives you the information needed to understand what H2S is, how you may encounter it, how to protect yourself from it, and what to do should you or a coworker be exposed to it. Follow these work practices and create a more aware, and safer, workplace.