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Hydrogen Sulphide Alive (H2S Alive - ENFORM)

Participants in the H2S Alive course are learning from their instructor how to don a SCBA (self contained breating apparatus). The photo was taken at Western Canada Fire & First Aid's training facility in Edmonton, Alberta.
Why Should You Attend H2S Alive?

H2S Alive is certified by ENFORM and is mandatory certification for permission to enter many industrial sites. H2S Alive may be required by employers in the oil and gas industry or other industries where H2S may be encountered.  H2S Alive certificates Expire after 3 Years.  Students must be 16 years of age.




Program Intent:

H2S Alive is a 8-hour course designed to improve awareness of the hazards of working in an H2S environment. This course provides the participant with the basic skills necessary to follow a response strategy that may help survive an H2S release.

Who Should Attend H2S Alive?

Persons who presently work or plan to work where H2S gas may be present, for example:
  • anyone needing access to oil and gas sites
  • oil and gas transportation industry (truck or rail)
  • workers who may go on or near oil and gas lease sites (tree planters, geologists)

H2S Alive Edition 7 released in September 2013 now includes:

  • H2S Properties, Health Hazards, and Locations
  • Hazard Assessment and Control
  • Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Detection of H2S
  • Continuous H2S Detectors
  • Initial Response Strategy
  • Rescue Techniques

Certificate of Responsibility and Physical Fitness:

Participation in the training required to pass H2S Alive may require physical activity and could involve risks incidental to the function of such training. For example, a student may be required to wear Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, demonstrate a variety of lifts drags and carries or simulate being a patient. Any relevant existing and/or previous medical conditions, or those that may arise as a result of the training, must be brought to the instructor's attention before the commencement of the program. By registering and signing our waiver, the attendee and/or their sponsor assume all such risks and responsibility for participation in the programs.

Course Start: 8:30 AM
Course End: 5:00 PM

To view all upcoming courses and register online, please click here.




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