Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Quiz: How Well Do You Know H2S?

This quiz tests your knowledge and understanding of one of the most hazardous gases encountered in various industrial settings – hydrogen sulfide (H2S).

Hydrogen sulfide is a colorless, flammable, and toxic gas that can pose serious risks to human health and safety when not handled properly. It is commonly found in industries such as oil and gas, mining, wastewater treatment, and others, where it can be released during certain processes. Awareness of its properties, risks, and safety measures is crucial for anyone working in or around environments where H2S may be present.

This quiz covers various aspects of hydrogen sulfide safety, including its properties, toxicity levels, safety guidelines, and more. Whether you are a seasoned professional working in an H2S-prone industry or someone new to this topic, this quiz will put your knowledge to the test and provide valuable insights into the safe handling and management of hydrogen sulfide.

So, if you’re ready to gauge your H2S safety know-how, let’s dive in and see how well you truly understand hydrogen sulfide and its potential hazards. Remember, safety is paramount, and the knowledge gained from this quiz can play a significant role in keeping you and those around you safe from the dangers of hydrogen sulfide exposure. Best of luck!

Test Your Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Knowledge


UEL of H2S is _______

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Which one below is a false statement?

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TLV-TWA of H2S is ________

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What is the colour of H2S Gas?

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According to OSHA PELs, general Industrial Ceiling limit of H2S is

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Due to presence of H2S in crude oil, iron sulfide forms a scale at low temperatures and this iron sulfide is also called as _________

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Corrosion due to H2SO4 is often referred to as _____________

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LEL of H2S is __________

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__________ Odor threshold of H2S i.e. When rotten egg smell is first noticeable to some.

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STEL-TWA of H2S is _____

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H2S is colorless and ________than air.

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According to OSHA PELs, general Industrial peak limit of H2S is _________

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According to OSHA PELs, Shipyard 8-hour limit of H2S is _________

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According to OSHA PELs, Construction 8-hour limit of H2S is _________

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H2S combines with water to form ___________, a strongly corrosive acid.

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NIOSH - IDLH of H2S is _________

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M. Suleman

M. Suleman is a dynamic Health and Safety Officer with a focused experience of 5 years in the oil and gas industry, based in Saudi Arabia. In an industry that is both demanding and hazardous, M. Suleman plays a crucial role in maintaining and enhancing safety standards. His job involves rigorous implementation of health and safety regulations, conducting detailed risk assessments, and ensuring that all operations adhere to the highest safety protocols.