H2S Hydrogen sulphide awareness

Hydrogen Sulphide is an extremely toxic and flammable gas. Because it is so deadly and can be found in various places on board any type of vessel, it is highly important that seafarers understand the associated risks and what to do in the event of an emergency.

  • E-learning: #0190
  • Revision: 5.00
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This e-learning module will familiarize you with where H2S can be found onboard a vessel and explore the properties and specific health and safety risks H2S poses. The e-learning module will also introduce the methods used to measure H2S levels and identify safe and unsafe levels of exposure. You will learn how to recognize symptoms of harmful exposure, protect yourself while you work and take the correct action in the event of a first aid emergency.

Legislation & references
  • STCW as amended
  • ISM Code
  • Location onboard and properties
  • Health risks and safety hazards
  • Methods of measurement and exposure limits
  • Symptoms of exposure
  • Protective measures and first aid response
English, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, French,
Duration 30 Minutes
Target groups
  • Deck - Operational
  • Deck - Support
  • Engine - Management
  • Engine - Operational
  • Engine - Support

Seagull AS

Related information
Ship types:
STCW: Operation & Safety