Occupational Health: Hazards At The Work Site
The Potential Hazards at the Work Site module identifies H2S risks and detection as well as risks from solvents and chemicals such as: benzene, lead, CO2, NORM, mercury, hexavalent chromium, methanol, welding fumes, N2, and several others. Students will familiarize themselves with other risks ranging from dangers from noise exposure and diesel misting from an oil based mud.
This course covers certain types of hazards that are present in the oil and gas production workplace, as well as the difficulties of transporting hazardous materials. We also cover general health and first aid, and the responsibilities of those in the workplace regarding industrial hygiene, bloodborne pathogens, and planning for emergencies.