H2S Hazards Specific to the Oilfield

THE OILFIELD ENVIRONMENT The oilfield is a work environment that can be rather different from other workplaces in San Antonio. When it comes to hazards, including the hazards from H2S as it occurs in the oilfield, they can present themselves differently based on the...

Do I Need A Respirator Fit Test?

DO I NEED A FIT TEST? WHY? This is a question we get all the time in San Antonio H2S classes as to whether or not the worker who is going to wellsites with possible H2S will need a fit test. Without knowing more information, it is hard to say that “yes, a fit test is...

Air purification and oilfield H2S

GIVEN OIL AND GAS H2S SOURCES, WHY DON’T YOU SEE MANY AIR PURIFYING RESPIRATORS IN THE OILFIELD? Best practice in the upstream oil and gas industry trains workers that protecting themselves from H2S exposure through the use of SCBA or supplied air respirators when...