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Hydrogen Sulphide (Maritime) Awareness Training

40 minutes
Experience Level
Health & Safety, Hazardous Substances
£45.83 exc. local taxes
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Further Information - Hydrogen Sulphide (Maritime) Awareness Training


Who is the course for?

This Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) (Maritime) Awareness Training course is suitable for all shipboard based personnel.

Is previous experience required?

No previous experience is required to complete this course.

How will the course benefit me?

To provide an awareness of the risk and methods of mitigation when working in potential hydrogen sulphide atmospheres.

How will the course benefit my company?

By providing personnel with the knowledge to reduce hydrogen sulphide related accidents.

What standards are referenced in the course?

SOLAS / International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals / Marine Safety Agency MGN 33 / International Safety Management Code

Is there an assessment?

End of course assessment with a % pass mark.

Learning Objectives

• Explain the physical properties and sources of H2S, and identify the areas on a ship where you would expect to encounter H2S

• Explain the physiological effects of exposure to varying toxicity levels of H2S

• Explain the responsibilities and duties of all personnel and their duties under current legislation

• Explain the current legal occupational exposure limits for short- and long-term exposure periods relating to H2S

• Describe the various methods for detecting H2S

• Explain the formal requirement for H2S contingency plans on oil and chemical tankers

• Describe the various personal and respiratory protection equipment required for undertaking tasks in areas where H2S may be present

• Explain the procedures for handling cargo and bunkers containing H2S


End of course assessment with a % pass mark.

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones