5 Common Myths About Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Safety
Are your workers and business protected against the potential dangers of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) exposure? It may surprise you that subjection to the toxic “sour” gas remains one of the leading causes of workplace gas inhalation deaths, and OSHA recently cited a Texas employer after H2S exposure in a confined space resulted in a fatality. There are several ongoing misperceptions about the hazards the gas presents and how best to protect against them.
Here, we shed light on the perils of H2S in the oil and gas industry and debunk common myths about updated H2S training standards designed to better protect workers and guard employers and contractors against hefty fines. Better understanding standards and leveraging training best practices can help to create more effective H2S training programs that comply with current guidelines and save lives.