Hydrogen Sulfide for General Industry

Earn your Hydrogen Sulfide for General Industry certificate upon successful completion of this course

H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide) (OSHA)

Workers who could potentially to be exposed to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in excess of ACGIH’s Threshold Limit Values are required to receive annual H2S safety awareness training. Therefore, this online course is intended for employees who work with or around H2S.

This course will familiarize you with the hazards of H2S, detection methods, and best responses to H2S exposure and release. It helps satisfy the training requirements in 29 CFR 1910.1200 for those who work with or around hazardous chemicals, 29 CFR 1910.119 for those who work with or around highly hazardous chemicals, and ANSI Z390.1-2006 for those who work with or around H2S.


  • Understanding the Dangers
    • What Is H2S
    • H2S in the Environment
    • Dangerous Properties
    • Sources of Exposure
    • Who May Be Exposed
    • Exposure Routes
    • Health Effects
  • Exposure Regulations
    • Training Requirements
    • Exposure Limits
    • API Classifications
    • Regulations for Visitors
  • General Protection
    • Evaluate Exposure
    • Control Exposure
    • Metal Fatigue
    • Burning, Flaring, and Venting
    • Confined Spaces
  • Personal Protection
    • Respiratory PPE
    • Special PPE Considerations
    • PPE Maintenance and Inspection
  • Your Escape Route
    • Make a Prediction
    • Wind Direction
    • Elevation
  • H2S Emergencies
    • Emergency Action Plans
    • Emergency Response Procedures
    • Fighting Fires
    • First Aid
    • Treatment and Post-Exposure


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 75 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.