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This standardized refresher course brings students up-to-date on their training certifications initially obtained through PEC Core Compliance. When administered annually, this one-day program will ensure workers are compliant with the training requirements on all health, safety and environmental topics covered in the 3-day Core Compliance training course. Recently updated with enhancements that include:

  • Updated graphics and visuals;
  • Stop and think questions (correspond with test questions);
  • Information call outs;
  • All new PowerPoints slides; and
  • Offshore module can be taught separately depending on audience.


Students must obtain initial training by completing PEC Core Compliance prior to attending PEC Core Refresher.

PEC H2S END USER (4-hour)

PEC Safety has developed a 4-hour standalone H2S course in conjunction with Eric Rosemann, CSP-Board Certified Safety Professional, titled “PEC H2S End User.” This course can be used to enhance PEC Basic Orientation, PEC Basic/10, or PEC Core Compliance. These PEC courses have shown employee safety performance improvements throughout the oil and gas industry. PEC H2S End User can do just that for industry workers who may come in contact with hydrogen sulfide during their regular day to day job duties.The PEC H2S End User (4-hour) course prepares general industry workers by providing crucial knowledge of the dangers of H2S and the precautions, tools and controls necessary when working in H2S environments. This course covers the classroom requirements of ANSI Z390.1.PEC H2S End User is available as a standalone course via Instructor or can be taken as a predecessor to PEC Basic Orientation, PEC Basic/10, or PEC Core Compliance course. There are no prerequisites for this course, however, it is recommended students complete PEC Basic Orientation, PEC Basic/10, or PEC Core Compliance to meet general industry safety awareness and orientation requirements.With hundreds of authorized PEC trainers nationwide and a Train the Trainer available for companies with in-house trainers, PEC Safety makes it easy for your company to obtain PEC H2S End User.Ensure your employees are trained on standardized H2S topics required by operators and regulatory agencies in the most complete and cost effective program developed by PEC Safety, the leader in safety training for the oil and gas industry.PEC H2S End User ID CardUpon successful completion of PEC H2S End User course, the student will be issued a PEC ID card that displays their photo, name, company name, and scannable barcode on the front and training documentation on the back. Also, all training will be entered into PEC Safety’s training database.PECCard.comIn addition, PEC Safety has a completely free tool called ( that allows employees, employers, customers and noncustomers to view and verify employee completion of PEC H2S End User. In our efforts to help better the industry, all parties, including non-customers, are offered this service as long as they have a smart phone or computer with internet capability.( is compatible with iPhone, Android, Blackberry, PC, and MAC.)

Topics Covered in PEC H2S End User (4-hour)

  • Acute and Chronic Health Effects
  • Administrative Controls
  • API Hazard Conditions
  • Buddy System
  • Burning, Flaring, and Venting
  • Characteristics of Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Chemical and Physical Properties
  • Company and Worker Responsibilities
  • Contingency Plans
  • Corrective Actions and Shutdown Procedures
  • Detection and Monitoring Methods
  • Dispersion Models
  • Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide on Metals
  • Emergency Response and Evacuation
  • Emerging Technology
  • Engineering Controls
  • First Aid and Post-exposure Evaluation
  • Hydrogen Sulfide in Confined Spaces
  • Hazard Communication for Hydrogen Sulfide
  • Hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide and Sulfur Dioxide
  • Ignition Sources
  • Immediate Action Plans
  • Methods for Detecting and Monitoring
  • Operation of Safety Equip and Life Support Systems
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Process Safety Mgmt of Highly Hazardous Chemicals
  • Recommended Practices for Hydrogen Sulfide Service Operations, Drilling and Servicing Operations, Production Facilities/Fluid Transfer and Maintenance, Offshore Operations, and Gas Processing Plants
  • Rescue Techniques
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Routes and Limits of Exposure
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Sensitivity and Acute and Chronic Health Effects
  • Sources of Hydrogen Sulfide
  • State and Federal Regulatory Requirements
  • Training Requirements
  • Transportation
  • Ventilation
  • Warning Signs and Alarms
  • Wind Direction
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