How Rugged are Your Gas Detectors?

Everyone knows that industrial gas detectors are supposed to be rugged, but standards in quality can vary greatly depending on the instrument and manufacturer. If you’re frustrated with poor workmanship, having to put garbage bags over your area monitors when it rains, for example, or constantly sending dropped personal gas detectors in for warranty replacements, you’re not alone. The time and money spent on making sure... Read More

Are You Still Playing “Clue” with Your Gas Detection Program?

Are You Still Playing “Clue” with Your Gas Detection Program? For many people, the board game Clue, was their first venture into the world of investigation. Players move around the board, gathering facts about a recent murder and eliminating possibilities, to piece together a conclusion like “Ms. Peacock killed Colonel Mustard in the study with a candlestick.” This beloved, somewhat ominous children’s game highlights the importance of answering the big five questions when an incident... Read More

How to Use the New Ventis Slide-on Pump

If you’re someone who needs a gas monitor for both personal protection and confined space monitoring, you might be carrying around multiple gas detectors to do the job. Why carry around unnecessary monitors when one flexible instrument will do the trick? The new Ventis Slide-on Pump is compatible with both Ventis™ MX4 and Ventis™ Pro Series Multi-Gas Monitors and is ideal for workers who typically wear their gas... Read More

Top 3 Ways iAssign Beacons Improve Workplace Safety

Top 3 Ways iAssign Beacons Improve Workplace Safety What are Bluetooth beacons? Most people today are using Bluetooth technology in their daily lives. Bluetooth (also known as Bluetooth Low Energy or BLE) is embedded in many of our favorite consumer products and does a great job of making our lives more convenient and efficient. It’s likely that your car, computer, smartphone, and entertainment center all employ Bluetooth technology to wirelessly transmit information. Just... Read More

Should I Rent Gas Detectors Instead of Buying?

When it comes to choosing gas detection equipment, getting the most “bang for your buck” without sacrificing or compromising worker safety is a key factor in the decision making process. There are many choices in the market today. Should you rent gas detectors, choose CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) equipment, or select a disposable instrument. How do you decide what’s best for you? This post will explore portable gas detection... Read More

The “1999” Safety Party Needs to End

The “1999” Safety Party Needs to End 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