Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Safety

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) gas is invisible to the human eye. It is corrosive, flammable in high concentrations, and extremely toxic. Maritime personnel need to be especially aware of the dangers posed by H2S, whether working on board a product tanker or moving crude oil. In this video, you'll learn about the chemical properties and hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide, how to minimize exposure with proper monitoring and PPE, and the correct procedures to follow if you detect H2S.


  • Understand the hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide, and how it damages the human body
  • Review common exposure limits for Hydrogen Sulfide, like PEL, TLV, REL, and IDLH
  • See H2S monitoring and protection plans, including detection systems and proper PPE
  • Learn about first aid procedures in the event of H2S exposure
Available on:On Demand
Length: 14
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, SP
Item no: DVD0-111
Categories: Cargo Handling
STCW: Personal Safety (A-VI/1-4)

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