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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SENSOR POISONS AND INHIBITORS
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SENSOR POISONS AND INHIBITORS
Ryan Thompson | Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | Gas Detection Education, Sensor Technology
The sensors inside your personal gas detector are meant to be exposed to toxic, corrosive, and explosive gases, but that doesn’t mean they are infallible. Chemicals and vapors from everyday cleaners and lubricants and other specialized chemicals c...
Should I Rent Gas Detectors Instead of Buying?
Should I Rent Gas Detectors Instead of Buying?
Jason Wright | Thursday, October 31, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
When it comes to choosing gas detection equipment, getting the most “bang for your buck” without sacrificing worker safety is a key factor in the decision-making process. There are many choices in the market today. Should you rent gas detectors, c...
How Much Space Does an Area Monitor Cover?
How Much Space Does an Area Monitor Cover?
Kyle Krueger | Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Gas Detection Education
In the last two years, it’s become easier than ever for companies to incorporate area monitoring in their gas detection programs. New products allow you to place durable, easy-to-use sensing devices with advanced technology throughout your facilit...
Carbon Monoxide Vs. Carbon Dioxide: Let’s Compare
Carbon Monoxide Vs. Carbon Dioxide: Let’s Compare
Industrial Scientific | Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | Gas Detection Education
What is the difference between carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide? If you confuse the two, you’re not alone. You’re probably aware that they are two different gases—but which one is the good one and which is the bad one? Is it even correct to clas...
Five-Gas Monitoring: Advanced Detection for Hazardous Industries
Five-Gas Monitoring: Advanced Detection for Hazardous Industries
Jackie Cappucci | Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
Gas hazards. Almost every industry has them. Are you monitoring the ones that could grind your operations to a halt? On any given day, your workers have the potential to encounter gas hazards that can endanger them and put your projects or busines...
Could Your EMS or Fire Response Team Miss Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide?
Could Your EMS or Fire Response Team Miss Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide?
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | Gas Detection Education
An EMS team, dispatched from a major metropolitan fire department, rushes to a local hotel where they find a woman nauseated, weak, and unable to get out of bed. The evidence leads to a straightforward diagnosis: it’s flu season, it’s been a bad y...
Why do I See Negative Readings on my Gas Monitor?
Why do I See Negative Readings on my Gas Monitor?
Dave Wagner | Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | Sensor Technology
This is a question customers ask all the time. Why do you sometimes see negative readings on your gas monitor? All electrochemical or catalytic bead gas sensors can be prone to both positive and negative drift due to environmental factors like cha...
Use In-Plant Wi-fi to Simplify Live Monitoring and Improve Emergency Response
Use In-Plant Wi-fi to Simplify Live Monitoring and Improve Emergency Response
Tae-Yeon Won | Friday, September 6, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
Serving as a safety manager for plant operations is a huge role, especially when you consider that it almost always includes influencing workers and their behaviors in addition to keeping the plant running smoothly. Add the critical responsibility...
When Alarm Fatigue Sets In, Take These Three Steps
When Alarm Fatigue Sets In, Take These Three Steps
Kyle Krueger | Thursday, September 5, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment, Safety Culture
With the broader adoption of multi-gas instruments comes more alarms. Sometimes lots of them. And sometimes, users wish to have different alarm tones so they can differentiate “the ones that matter.” While this request comes with good intentions, ...
Renting a Connected Safety Solution: A Simple Way to Offer Top-Notch Protection
Renting a Connected Safety Solution: A Simple Way to Offer Top-Notch Protection
Industrial Scientific | Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
With shutdowns and turnarounds right around the corner, it’s a good time to think about the gas detection equipment you need for a successful project, how that equipment can protect workers, and how it will ease project pain points. Because shutdo...
The Dangers of HCN Exposure During Fire Overhaul
The Dangers of HCN Exposure During Fire Overhaul
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture
When firefighters attack a structure fire, the hazards to life and health are obvious. The flames, the roiling smoke, and the extreme heat are clear reminders that carelessness can lead to tragic consequences. Once the fire is extinguished, howeve...
Simple Maintenance – The Most Important Feature for Fire Department Gas Detectors
Simple Maintenance – The Most Important Feature for Fire Department Gas Detectors
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment
As information on the hidden dangers of fire smoke proliferates, a growing number of firefighters are realizing that gas monitors are a vital part of their turnout gear. Atmospheric testing at fire scenes has shown toxic fumes at every stage of th...
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