PEC H2S Clear

Course Info:

Length: 4 hours
Delivery Method: Instructor-led
Refresher Needed: Per ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017 Standard, Training is Required Annually

PEC H2S Clear was designed to improve employee safety for general industry workers who may potentially come in contact with hydrogen sulfide in the workplace. This program meets the revised standards set forth in the ANSI/ASSE Z390.1—2017 and incorporates all of the benefits of a PEC Safety standardized training program. PEC H2S Clear will provide students with crucial knowledge of the dangers of H2S and the precautions, tools, and controls necessary when working in potential H2S environments.

Standards Covered

  • ACGIH’s New TLV
  • ANSI/ASSE Z390.1-2017
  • API RP 49
  • API RP 55
  • MMS 250.490
  • The Railroad Commission of Texas

Upon completion of the course, all students are issued a physical and digital PEC ID card with their name, company name, picture, barcode, and completed course. All students are automatically entered into PEC’s Advanced Training Tracker where your company’s clients and auditors can view proof of employee orientation.

Course Components

Buddy System
Burning, Flaring and Venting
Characteristics of Hydrogen Sulfide
Chemical Properties
Corrective Actions and Shutdown Procedures
Dispersion Models
Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide on Metals
Emergency Response and Evacuation
Emerging Technology
Engineering Controls
First Aid and Post-Exposure Evaluation
Hydrogen Sulfide in Confined Spaces
Hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide and Sulfur Dioxide
Health Effects
Ignition Sources
Methods for Detecting and Monitoring
Operation of Safety Equipment and Life Support Systems
Personal Protective Equipment
Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals
Rescue Techniques
Respiratory Protection
Sources of Hydrogen Sulfide
State and Federal Regulatory Requirements
Warning Signs
Warning Systems
Well Control (Drilling Operations)
Wind Direction
Work Procedures

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