H2S Clear for Energy

Champion H2S Safety with Training

Hydrogen Sulfide, or H2S, is known as the “Silent Killer” because you can’t see or smell it, and it’s so powerful that it can kill you with just one breath.

Protect your workers with this lifesaving training that teaches how to control the hazard and how workers can protect themselves.

H2S Class for Workers in Hydrogen Sulfide Risk Areas

H2S Clear for Energy arms thousands of workers with crucial knowledge of the dangers of H2S and the precautions, tools, and necessary actions for working around rigs, pipelines, refineries, storage tanks, tankers, and terminals.

Protect your workforce and your business today with H2S safety training.

Which Industries need H2S Training?

Oil & Gas Industry: Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream

  • Oil and natural gas wells; in refineries, where H2S is removed from natural gas and oil 
  • Pipelines and tankers used to carry unrefined petroleum: Shale Shaker Areas, Fluid Treatment Areas, Rig Floor, Belle Nipple, Mud Tanks, Mud Pump Areas, Storage Tanks, Wellhead, Cellar, Drilling Floor, Pump Houses, Gas Processors, Manure Tanks & Ponds, Plug Flow Digesters, Storage Tanks, Transportation (trucks, barges and rail cars)
  • Underground Natural Gas Storage Facilities

Pulp and Paper Industry
H2S is a by-product of wood breaking down into pulp in making paper, fertilizers, glues, dyes, plastic wrap, etc.

Construction Industry
Underground Utilities and Excavation work in swamps or landfills, Wastewater/Sewage Industry, sewers, septic tanks, and sewage treatment plants.

Agriculture Industry
Manure tanks, bogs, swamps, and other places where organic material breaks down without oxygen.

Other Areas 
Mining, tunnels, coke ovens, coal-fired plants, and animal processing plants.

H2S Clear for Energy Course Training

It’s essential that workers understand the physical and chemical properties of H2S, the signs/symptoms of exposure, and as well as the appropriate response in the event of a release.

H2S Clear for Energy course detail

  • Course length: 3-4 hours
  • Delivery method: Available in-person and through instructor-led distance learning
  • Timeline: Training is required annually
  • Meets standards:
    • ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017 
    • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 & CFR 1926
    • API RP 49
    • API RP 55
    • BSEE 30 CFR 250.490
    • MMS 250.490
    • The Railroad Commission of Texas
    • ACGIH’s New TLV
  • Upon completion: Trainees are issued a physical and digital Veriforce photo ID card and entered into the Veriforce training database

Ensure your workforce understands what to do in case of H2S exposure.

Upon successful completion of this course and competency exam, participants will have the knowledge and skill necessary to work in H2S environments when coupled with an effective company-specific Respiratory Protection program that conforms to 29 CFR 1910.134.


Completion Information

Upon successful completion of the course and competency exam, all students are issued a physical and digital Veriforce ID card with their name, company name, picture, barcode, and completed course. All students are automatically entered into the Veriforce training database where your company’s clients and auditors can view proof of completion.

Meet H2S – The Silent Killer

The primary method of H2S exposure is through inhalation, where the gas is rapidly absorbed by the lungs. People can sometimes smell the “rotten egg” odor of hydrogen sulfide when lower concentrations of the gas exist. However, after continuous low-level exposure, or with higher concentrations, a person loses his/her ability to smell the gas which means you can NOT rely on your sense of smell to indicate the presence of hydrogen sulfide.

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Why Veriforce?

Veriforce’s Safety Training courses are the most recognized and widely accepted in the oil and gas industry. Whether you are an owner, operator, contractor, or instructor, Veriforce offers a high-quality, instructor-led, comprehensive, and accredited H2S awareness program tailored to the specific hazards of working in an identified at-risk hydrogen sulfide area.

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