Kyle Krueger is a District Manager at Industrial Scientific. He has over 13 years of experience in the gas detection industry and joined Industrial Scientific in 2013. Kyle has a BS in Business Administration from Colorado State University.
A quote from the 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke” perfectly sums up the problems that we all face with confined spaces: “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach.” Approximately 60% of all deaths in confined spaces are rescuers, because the men and women inside the space can’t communicate about the dangers within. According to a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)... Read More
Dangers of the “Dangerfield Effect” in Gas Detection Over the past few years, the oil and gas industry has seen a large spike in four-gas monitor usage in their gas detection programs. The reason behind the increase is that many companies are starting to realize that there are more common gas hazards outside of just hydrogen sulfide (H2S). For many users, this is their first time wearing a four-gas monitor. As... Read More
When many people think of all of the safety items that an average worker would wear on a daily basis, images of hardhats, fall protection, gloves, safety glasses, and ear plugs come to mind. Within the safety industry, these items are called Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). If you walk around job sites, warehouses, or plants, you will see many reminders and signs saying “Wear your PPE,” “Don’t... Read More
Many of us will soon be sending our kids off to the first day of school. We enter into that special time full of excitement and potential. We get everything together for our kids. Snappy new outfit? Check. Brand new school supplies? Check. Lunch packed? Check. They load the bus and off they go. We’ve done all we can to prepare them, right? Parenting isn’t THAT difficult, right? Making sure that your child is actually... Read More
When it comes to safety, specifically gas detection, a large majority of users are partying like it is 1999. Our hardware beeps and flashes just like it did 18 years ago and the data offerings are composed of clunky windows-based software, excel spreadsheets, paper sign-in sheets, or my favorite “nothing at all”. . . We commonly use high tech solutions to solve for relatively ordinary problems (food delivery, restaurants... Read More