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...

How to Use Area Monitors in Remote or Hazardous Locations
How to Use Area Monitors in Remote or Hazardous Locations
Jason Kettler | Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

Area monitors are a great tool that you can use to see whether gas hazards on your site could threaten workers – without sending them into harm’s way with a personal gas monitor. Instead, using area monitors allows you to create a safe buffer zone...

How to Choose a Personal Gas Detector: 8 Features You Need
How to Choose a Personal Gas Detector: 8 Features You Need
Tae-Yeon Won | Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

For years, gas detectors have left users scratching their heads. Why are there negative readings? How do I know if a sensor is poisoned? Can I keep working through an alarm? Is this thing working? Today, gas detectors are designed to make it easie...

8 Ways We’ve Used Gas Detection Data to Make Your Life Easier
8 Ways We’ve Used Gas Detection Data to Make Your Life Easier
Michelle Hammons | Monday, October 26, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

You use data to make decisions every day – whether you realize it or not. If you’re like me, one of the first things you do every morning is check the weather to decide what to wear. Pulling up the weather app on your phone gives you access to mil...

A Guide for Responding to Carbon Monoxide Calls
A Guide for Responding to Carbon Monoxide Calls
Mike Platek | Monday, October 12, 2020 | Gas Detection Education

Dropping temperatures outside mean furnaces and wood burners are heating up inside, putting homeowners and first responders at a higher risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide isn’t a naturally occurring gas, but it’s one people are th...

The Two Key Features Utility Workers Need in their Gas Detectors
The Two Key Features Utility Workers Need in their Gas Detectors
Dante Moore | Monday, October 5, 2020 | Confined Space, Gas Detection Education

Gas detection is an important safety precaution in the utilities industry. However, when it comes to using gas detectors for utility work, it’s often hard to know how you should configure it for your specific application. Case in point: working in...

Don’t Let Ammonia Catch You in the Cold
Don’t Let Ammonia Catch You in the Cold
Dave Wagner | Friday, September 18, 2020 | Gas Detection Education

One thing common to almost every segment of the food and beverage industry is cold storage. Whether it is flash freezing in spiral or walk in freezers or simply sustained cold storage for finished products, cold storage units are used throughout t...

Do I Need to Zero my Gas Monitor Each Time I Turn it On?
Do I Need to Zero my Gas Monitor Each Time I Turn it On?
Dave Wagner | Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

Lately, I have been asked a number of questions regarding whether it is necessary to “zero” a portable gas monitor each time it is turned on for use. It’s actually a great question, so what's all this zeroing stuff about anyhow? As a best practice...

New Cellular Gas Detectors Offer Simple Connectivity
New Cellular Gas Detectors Offer Simple Connectivity
Tae-Yeon Won | Monday, September 14, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

Safety professionals have the weight of the world on their shoulders these days. On top of traditional safety challenges, major changes to operations thanks to COVID-19 mean traffic patterns across your site are different. With some employees work...

Thinking About 3G Safety Devices? Think Again
Thinking About 3G Safety Devices? Think Again
Tae-Yeon Won | Tuesday, September 8, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

To help workers stay safe on the job, employers are relying more and more on connected safety devices. Workers benefit from this connectivity by knowing they can get help if needed, while employers can reduce risk and collect valuable safety data ...

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...

When Emergencies Strike, Consider Gas Detector Rental
When Emergencies Strike, Consider Gas Detector Rental
Jason Wright | Thursday, August 27, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

When you need gas detectors, and need them quickly, renting is the most efficient and effective route. When speed is critical, gas detectors can be readied and delivered the very next day—or even the same day—in some cases. Whether the driving fac...

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