Accident prevention and fire fighting based on prevention and protection from hazards due to the presence of H2S

Prevenzione da pericoli dovuti a Idrogeno Solfurato

Course Title

Accident prevention and fire fighting based on prevention and protection from hazards due to the presence of H2S

Course duration and timing

32hrs (24hrs theory + 8hrs practical exercises)

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide the necessary knowledge relating to operational measures and emergency services provided in areas at risk for Hydrogen Sulphide.

Contents

THEORY:

Accident prevention and basic fire fighting

-   The safety Mining Legislation

-   The accident prevention:

  • duties and responsibilities
  • standards of safety in the workplace
  •  machine safeguarding
  •  lifting and transportation
  •  pressure receptacles
  •  electrical equipment
  •  hazardous and noxious substances
  •  maintenance
  •  personal protective items

-   Work hygiene

  •  defense against harmful agents
  •  defense from noise

-   Fire theory

  •  flammable substances
  •  extinguishing agents and their characteristics
  •  Main causes of fire accidents
  •  Identifying and listing the risks
  •  Description of the fire fighting system, the fire alarm system and emergency plan
  •  Breathing protection systems

Prevention and protection from hazards due to the presence of H2S

-   Notes on the hydrogen sulfide (H2S)

-   Physical and Chemical Properties of H2S

-   Notes on the toxicity of other toxic and asphyxiating

-   Physical and Chemical Properties of other toxic and asphyxiating

-   Toxicological properties:

  •  odor threshold,
  •  tolerable concentrations
  •  lethal concentrations

-   Locations&processes wherethe presence of H2S can be found

-   Detection Systems for H2S

  •  lead acetate tester
  •  colorimetric vials
  •  portable and fixed analyzers

-   Means of protection from H2S

  •  Masks
  •  Filters
  •  Breathing apparatus

-   First Aid:

  • Inhalation
  •  Intoxication
  •  Artificial breathing

-   Emergency Plans in case of H2S

-   Operating Precautions – Placards

-   Means of protection

-   Company procedures

PRACTICAL EXERCISES

Accident prevention and basic fire fighting

-   Extinguishing fire on a 9 square meters bathub, with the use of portable fire extinguishers such as powder and water spray types

-   Extinguishing fire of electrical nature by the use of CO2extinguisher

-   Correct wearing and use of breathing protection devices

-   Notes on the main safety equipments

-   Actions on leakings of under pressure gases

Prevention and protection from hazards due to the presence of H2S

-   Use of personal protective items (masks/ brathing apparatus)

Use of detection equipments

Target Group for the Course

The course is designed to drive operational resources, equipment and / or installations where there is potential risk of Hydrogen Sulphide presence.

Rules and standards

  • Decree 81/2008 e sbs.
  • ECU S.p.A. Technical Specifications (ENI CORPORATE UNIVERSITY S.p.A.)

Course site

Tema Safety & Training S.R.L. Training Centre
Via della Transumanza n. 5/C – 74123 Contrada Carmine (Taranto) – ITALY
Telefono: (+39) 0994725898
Fax: (+39) 0994725690
E-Mail: info@temasafety.com

Certificate issued

TST Certificate of attendance

Services included

  • Teaching material for tests and practicals
  • Lunch
  • Insurance coverage
  • Shuttle service to / from Taranto railway station / TST