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....

The Truth about Cl2 and ClO2 Monitoring
The Truth about Cl2 and ClO2 Monitoring
Gregg Bako | Monday, August 17, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment, Sensor Technology

If you work with chlorine (Cl2) or chlorine dioxide (ClO2), you’ve probably heard that gas detectors with these sensors are hard to maintain. This is a common myth. So why all the angst when it comes to chlorine and chlorine dioxide? This myth mos...

Why You Need to Know Your Gas Detector’s Measuring Range
Why You Need to Know Your Gas Detector’s Measuring Range
James Moody | Monday, August 10, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Sensor Technology

Are your workers unknowingly overexposed to hazardous gases—even when they use personal protective equipment?  Safety professionals consider many factors when recommending respiratory protection for workers in environments that may contain toxic g...

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...

Building A Gas Detection Program for a Chemical Facility
Building A Gas Detection Program for a Chemical Facility
Ryan Thompson | Monday, July 20, 2020 | Gas Detection Education

Gas detection in the chemical industry can range from specialized meters in the hands of an Industrial Hygienist or Chemical Engineer to the everyday monitors used by operations personnel and hundreds of contractors at your site. Some workers may ...

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...

Why Fire Departments Need Multi-Gas Detectors
Why Fire Departments Need Multi-Gas Detectors
Holly Mazzia | Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

If you’re a firefighter or a member of an emergency response crew, you know that gas-related risks are a common part of the job. Toxic fumes can be present at any stage of a fire, but unless you use a multi-gas detector, you won’t know for sure wh...

What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards in Pulp and Paper Mills
What You Need to Know About Gas Hazards in Pulp and Paper Mills
Gregg Bako | Monday, June 29, 2020 | Gas Detection Education

Most of us have been scribbling on paper longer than we can remember. And throughout every day, we use paper products of all types. Cereal boxes, paper towels, toilet paper, magazines, fast food wrappers, paper bags, printer paper, wallpaper—the l...

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 ...

Five Reasons to Love Your Personal Gas Monitor
Five Reasons to Love Your Personal Gas Monitor
Kyle Krueger | Monday, June 15, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

Let’s face it, many people have complicated relationships with gas monitors. Think about it – they’re actually designed to annoy you when necessary so that you will evacuate a hazardous environment to make the alarm stop. But they also keep you sa...

Acceptable and Dangerous Gas Levels in Confined Spaces
Acceptable and Dangerous Gas Levels in Confined Spaces
Dante Moore | Monday, June 8, 2020 | Confined Space, Gas Detection Education

Confined spaces present unique dangers that workers must be prepared to handle. Despite tight regulations and technological advancements, permit-required confined space entry accidents and fatalities remain a problem. According to OSHA, confined s...

How to Overcome Instincts to Improve Safety
How to Overcome Instincts to Improve Safety
Dante Moore | Friday, May 29, 2020 | Confined Space, Safety Culture

No matter who you are or what you do, one major challenge that we all face is overcoming ingrained behaviors to change our actions. Sometimes, these ingrained behaviors make it difficult for us to remember to do something simple, like run an erran...

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