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(Gas Sensing)
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The safety industry has seen the rise and fall of focused attention over the decades, with specific industry or personal protection matters escalating to the surface. Safety issues surrounding air... (View Full Article)
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IT WAS MID MORNING and the day had started off like any other for the nine men returning from their morning tea break. The air was thick with humidity blowing in from the nearby tropical sea. It was... (View Full Article)
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Every air monitoring program faces several choices that ultimately affect the safety of workers as they perform their daily duties. The following list highlights some common mistakes encountered with... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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When monitoring the atmosphere in a confined space, there are several important issues that need to be considered, reviewed, and managed. One of the major issues centers on air quality and what you... (View Full Article)
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Every air monitoring program is filled with a number of choices that ultimately affect the safety of workers as they perform their daily duties. Typically the program is far from the core competency... (View Full Article)
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The day began like any other for an experienced contractor of 15 years. He left his house at 7 a.m. to perform storage tank maintenance at a local chemical plant. This was a very routine task, one he... (View Full Article)
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Just before 8 a.m. Lee called the plant supervisor, who had barely taken the first sip of his morning tea when the phone rang. "I want to review those accident reports with you as soon as possible,"... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Gas detection equipment usage and maintenance complexity is considered high. For usage, products require basic understanding of hazards (gas stratification and subsequent sampling techniques), action... (View Full Article)
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Six years ago I penned an article discussing the benefits of fitting best Six years ago I penned an article discussing the benefits of fitting best work practices vs. pure regulatory compliance into... (View Full Article)
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Every day, around the world, some of the bravest souls on earth go below the surface, trusting the equipment they are outfitted with to get their work done and come out alive. Coal mining is... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Technological innovations continually challenge the status quo with new and creative improvements to older technology. Throughout history inventions such as the cotton gin, combustible engine and the... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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The Challenge of Safety Systems Electronic systems that carry out safety functions, such as gas detection systems, are becoming more complex, making it impossible in practice to determine every... (View Full Article)
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Mankind has continuously searched for and found evolving means for survival. Gas monitoring instrumentation has been a part of that evolution. In the span of the last 200+ years, the act of monitoring... (View Full Article)
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As consumers, we have an insatiable desire for instant gratification. Consider some technological breakthroughs of the past few years, and it's clear that we don't like to wait for things. It wasn't... (View Full Article)
(Calibration and Testing Services)
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Currently, much thought and discussion are being given to leading indicators in the world of safety. Everyone is drawn to the promise of getting ahead or seeing the potential for injury before it is... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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How often are these words said each morning as millions of people are leaving their homes to go to work? Physician appointments have become a standard routine for many individuals. These monthly or... (View Full Article)
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Since legislation regarding entry into confined spaces was established in 1993, safety professionals have been on a quest to find the ideal confined space gas monitor. The instrument must be easy to... (View Full Article)
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Industrial Scientific Corporation is a worldwide leading developer and manufacturer of gas monitoring solutions, offering a comprehensive line of portable and fixed instruments for detecting,... (View Full Article)
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Most people are not impulse buyers by nature. Sure, we have all purchased certain items on a whim from time to time. But, we also may know someone who fits that description on a regular basis. The... (View Full Article)
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Since the passage of OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space legislation (29 CFR 1910.146), safety and hygiene professionals are increasingly aware of the need to be absolutely sure of the content of... (View Full Article)
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For many years America's Industrial Hygienists have served a dual role of protecting workers from imminent occupational danger while attending to long term health threats. This dual service role has... (View Full Article)
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Being prepared for an emergency is a pretty tall order for any group that is assigned the task of being a "first responder" to the scene. Considering that the definition of an emergency is an... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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The widespread use of personal safety instruments for the protection of hazardous gases has spurred much interest as well as confusion about the sensing technologies behind the scenes. Gas detection... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Neglect and stupidity are the parents of every major disaster, writes IJF's Ann-Marie Knegt. In high-risk environments gas detectors are of utmost importance to prevent events escalating from bad to... (View Full Article)
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Every weekend, thousands of do-it-yourselfers journey out to their local hardware store to purchase equipment for their weekend task, be it a bathroom remodel, lawn maintenance, or simply to replace a... (View Full Article)
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Imagine a world where everything in your home and workplace is automated to the point that you are never caught off guard with unforeseen, costly repairs. Imagine never having to call the emergency... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Over the last 200 years, the act of monitoring a worker's environment for explosive and toxic gases as well as for oxygen enrichment or deficiency has seen tremendous change. Gas detection... (View Full Article)
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If you take a look at the newswire you will no doubt encounter reports that detail the tragedy of people hurt in plant explosions, poisoned in confined spaces, and sickened by gas releases. Some of... (View Full Article)
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True story: On a warm summer morning, the operations crew sat in the control room of a rural western US manufacturing facility. During their morning discussion, one of the operators noticed the smell... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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Twenty years ago, cetified industrial hygienists (CIHs) had discreet roles with instrumentation to match. Gas monitors had optional "hygiene"-printed circuit boards for data collection of gas readings... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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If you take a look at the news wire you will no doubt encounter reports that detail the tragedy of employees hurt in plant explosions, poisoned in confined spaces, and sickened by gas releases. Some... (View Full Article)
(Gas Sensing)
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When used independently of each other, the words industrial and hygiene could be construed as polar opposites. Industrial conjures up pictures of manufacturing plants, steel mills, production lines,... (View Full Article)