Hydrogen Sulfide Safety

Contact with Hydrogen Sulfide While Working

University of Alberta

  • Do a hazard assessment, (identification and control) of your working environment. 
  • Review the Hydrogen Sulfide Safety (H2S) Code of Practice outlining the requirements for the use of hydrogen sulfide at the University of Alberta.

Off-campus on a Research Project

  • Do a hazard assessment of your working environment and include it with your Field Activities Plan before you go to the field site.
  • If you are working on a particular lease site and collaborating with the company that is involved in the operations, follow their controls, training protocols to comply with access to the site.
  • Dependent upon your hazard assessment and level of risk identified, you may be required to take an H2S Awareness course or an H2S Alive Course. Both courses are offered by outside providers. Contact the Field Research Office for more information.