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Hydrogen sulfide can prove deadly for oil and gas workers

At least five American oil and gas workers have died from hydrogen sulfide poisoning since the beginning of 2013, according to a recent report from Energy Wire. Hydrogen sulfide, also known as “sour gas,” can quickly prove fatal, sometimes even … Continue reading

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Hydrogen sulfide training could have prevented Arizona sewer workers’ deaths

Two Scottsdale, Arizona, workers are dead after apparently succumbing to hydrogen sulfide fumes while working in an underground sewer. The men were 41 and 36 years old. A third victim, 18 years old, was able to climb out of the 15-foot deep vault, … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) – The Invisible Deadly Gas

Hydrogen sulfide has killed numerous workers in the oil field and petrochemical industries. Many victims of hydrogen sulfide are unaware of the concentration of the gas around them. Having the proper training on H2S exposure could save your life.   … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Sulfide and Emergency Response

Understanding the risks of working around hydrogen sulfide gas is critical. Exposure to this extremely poisonous and flammable gas may kill you, and quickly if the concentrations are high enough. Although known for its “rotten egg” smell, hydrogen sulfide quickly … Continue reading

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