Is Data at the Center of Your Safety Program?
Is Data at the Center of Your Safety Program?
Industrial Scientific | Monday, June 21, 2021 | Safety Culture

Big data, digital transformation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are concepts that have been swirling around for years, so it should be no surprise that that amount of data created each day has grown exponentially. Some estimates suggest that by...

Basic Gas Detector Maintenance: The Importance of Calibration and Bump Testing
Basic Gas Detector Maintenance: The Importance of Calibration and Bump Testing
Jason Kettler | Monday, March 15, 2021 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

Work sites have many hazards you need to look out for – but unmaintained gas detectors don’t need to be one of them. Make sure your gas detectors are working with routine maintenance tasks like bump tests and calibrations. Here, we’ll give an over...

Why Executives Should Adopt a Hands-on Approach to Connected Safety
Why Executives Should Adopt a Hands-on Approach to Connected Safety
Jason Fry | Monday, March 1, 2021 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

Instant visibility is the ultimate goal of any modern workplace safety solution. Visibility into the hazards faced by workers allows your company to be proactive and avoid risk. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that businesses in industrial env...

Four Problems Your Lone Workers Face – And How to Solve Them
Four Problems Your Lone Workers Face – And How to Solve Them
Ryan Cantwell | Monday, January 18, 2021 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

By the time you finish reading this sentence, a person will have been hurt at work. By the time you sit down for dinner with your family, more than 14 people will have died on the job, leaving families and coworkers in mourning. As a professional ...

The Top Three Ways to Use Gas Detection Data to Improve Safety
The Top Three Ways to Use Gas Detection Data to Improve Safety
René Nijland | Monday, November 30, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

To quote the famous British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” So how does...

Four Safety Challenges to Solve Before Your Next Turnaround
Four Safety Challenges to Solve Before Your Next Turnaround
Jason Wright | Monday, November 23, 2020 | Safety Culture

Turnarounds are among the highest stakes periods your business will ever experience. Not only are critical process units offline for weeks or even months—but also your employees could be taking on unfamiliar tasks. Add new contractors who don’t kn...

Bump Testing Gas Detectors Should Be Second Nature
Bump Testing Gas Detectors Should Be Second Nature
Industrial Scientific | Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

You don’t drive a vehicle without putting on your seat belt. You don’t go to bed at night without locking your doors. You don't leave home without checking that your cell phone is charged in case of an emergency. These good habits make our lives e...

Why You Need Connected Safety Training
Why You Need Connected Safety Training
Jason Fry | Monday, August 31, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

Visibility has always been a challenge for safety professionals. With so many workers, regulations, and different aspects of safety to cover in so little time, it’s hard to keep your finger on the pulse of your site. Thankfully, Industrial Interne...

Atmospheric Hazards Aren’t Working from Home
Atmospheric Hazards Aren’t Working from Home
Kyle Krueger | Monday, August 24, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment, Safety Culture

Since the first gas monitor beeped, there has always been someone responsible for the well-being of that unit. This person usually holds the title of a safety professional. Whenever there is a question about the monitor (usage, functionality, etc....

Prevent COVID-19 Spread: Set Boundaries and Track Worker Contact
Prevent COVID-19 Spread: Set Boundaries and Track Worker Contact
Mike Russin | Monday, August 3, 2020 | Safety Culture

Many industrial hygienists and safety leaders are finding themselves in a new role thanks to the spread of COVID-19: pandemic response coordinator. It’s a role few expected to inherit, and even fewer have been trained for. But it’s also one that y...

Gas Detector Maintenance Programs Reduce Human Contact
Gas Detector Maintenance Programs Reduce Human Contact
Michelle Hammons | Monday, July 13, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

COVID-19 has changed our lives dramatically, forcing all of us to make personal and professional changes. One of these changes has been physical distancing and reducing human contact. Many companies have adopted measures like reducing the work for...

Is Your Gas Detection Monitoring System Up to Date?
Is Your Gas Detection Monitoring System Up to Date?
Dave Wagner | Monday, June 22, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment, Safety Culture

Workplace safety is a constantly evolving concept, especially in fast-moving industrial environments. Thanks to technological advancements, what was considered safe 10 or 20 years ago often doesn’t hold up to present-day safety standards. This is ...

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