Sean Linton is a District Manager who serves customers from Saskatchewan to Thunder Bay Ontario along with North Dakota and Montana. He has 10 years of experience in the safety industry with 7 of those working specifically with gas detection equipment. Sean joined Industrial Scientific in February 2010 and is based in Saskatchewan Canada.
Coal Mines and Canaries The first real form of gas detection was the canary in a coal mine. Canaries were used because they would fall victim to the effects of carbon monoxide and other poisonous gases well before miners, and as a result, alert the miners to changes in the atmosphere of the mine. The miners were betting their lives, and the lives of the rest of the miners, on the bright yellow birds. Each day the miners... Read More