Area Monitors for Confined Space Entries – Part II
Area Monitors for Confined Space Entries – Part II
Industrial Scientific | Friday, March 24, 2017 | Confined Space

If you’ve ever worked around a confined space, you’ve probably seen or heard about an incident involving missed alarms. Perhaps the attendant set the gas monitor on the ground and stepped away to sign paperwork or respond to a radio call. Because ...

Why Choose LENS Wireless over Wi-Fi?
Why Choose LENS Wireless over Wi-Fi?
Lisa Mork Davis | Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Gas Detection Education

LENS Wireless can provide several advantages over Wi-Fi. - We’ve come to expect that Wi-Fi is everywhere nowadays including at work, in neighborhood coffee shops, malls, sporting venues, and even at your grocery store. The flexibility to be connec...

The “1999” Safety Party Needs to End
The “1999” Safety Party Needs to End
Kyle Krueger | Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Gas Detection Equipment, Safety Culture

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 s...

No Calibration Required?
No Calibration Required?
Industrial Scientific | Friday, January 27, 2017 | Gas Detection Education, Sensor Technology

Gas Detectors can be difficult to maintain, especially when you need to perform frequent instrument calibration. Calibration is not a particularly challenging or time-consuming process. It only requires a few minutes and a few button presses. The ...

Tango TX1 Update – Full of Exciting New Features
Tango TX1 Update – Full of Exciting New Features
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Gas Detection Equipment, Industrial Scientific News

Single-gas users, rejoice! The Guaranteed for Life™ Tango TX1 now offers enhanced safety features that make owning and using the Tango easier than ever before. Take a tour of all the new features by watching our video series below. What’s New in T...

Not All Docking Stations Are Created Equal
Not All Docking Stations Are Created Equal
Brad Day | Friday, December 30, 2016 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

You sit staring down at your desk in utter disbelief of the results of your last gas detection safety audit. You look up and noticed that it is 7:00 PM. You should have been home hours ago enjoying dinner with your family, but not tonight. You wil...

Unveiling the Why Behind LENS Wireless Gas Detection
Unveiling the Why Behind LENS Wireless Gas Detection
Industrial Scientific | Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Gas Detection Equipment, Industrial Scientific News

Download Connected Safety eBook How many times in a work day do you find yourself trying to do your job without all of the necessary information? How often does that lack of information put your safety at risk? When it comes to working with tradit...

After the Fire – Are You Protected From Deadly Gases?
After the Fire – Are You Protected From Deadly Gases?
Mike Platek | Wednesday, November 23, 2016 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

When firefighters encounter fire and smoke, they wear a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) to protect themselves from hazards in the air. Even after the heavy fire is knocked down, unseen gases within the smoke will remain, keeping firefigh...

Gas Detector IP Ratings: Why Do They Matter?
Gas Detector IP Ratings: Why Do They Matter?
Michelle Hammons | Monday, October 31, 2016 | Gas Detection Education

The release of several “water resistant” cell phones is putting the spotlight on IP ratings. IP ratings, or ingress protection ratings, refer to an electronic device’s ability to resist intrusion by dust, water, and other things that may cause it ...

Introducing the Radius™ BZ1 Area Monitor
Introducing the Radius™ BZ1 Area Monitor
Josh Futrell | Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Gas Detection Education, Industrial Scientific News

In the gas detection business, we hear a lot of stories about tragic things that happen on industrial worksites. The hardest to hear as equipment manufacturers are stories where workers were put into dangerous situations that could have been avoid...

Fixed Gas Detection or Personal Gas Detectors?
Fixed Gas Detection or Personal Gas Detectors?
Dave Wagner | Monday, October 3, 2016 | Gas Detection Equipment

We recently received a question through the “Ask the Experts” section of the website about fixed gas detection. We think that it’s worthy of a blog posting and a deeper dive. This is what the individual wanted to know: Do you have guidance on the ...

Welcome to The Monitor Blog!
Welcome to The Monitor Blog!
Industrial Scientific | Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | Industrial Scientific News

If you’ve ever used gas detectors on the job, chances are you’ve scratched your head once or twice wondering why your monitor wouldn’t stop beeping, whether it really needed to be calibrated, or if you were supposed to evacuate every time you hear...

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