gas cylinder leak Articles

  • Don’t Let the Pressure of Compressed Gas Get to You

    What’s at Stake? The hazards associated with compressed gas include oxygen displacement, fires, explosions, toxic effects from certain gases, reactivity and projectile concerns. What’s the Danger? An employee was killed when a compressed gas cylinder turned into a projectile because its valve was knocked off. Another worker suffocated after ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Football’s not coming home, but hopefully CO2 supplies are

    It might have surprised you to read recently that if you have ever eaten a crumpet or drank a beer in the pub, carbon dioxide (CO2) has played a large role in the process to make them both, plus many other everyday products and foods that you’ve never thought about before. ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Increased Demand for PureAire’s Oxygen Monitor for Nitrogen and Helium Storage

    When storing or using Liquid Nitrogen, Helium, CO2, or Argon cylinders in a confined space, what are the potential risks? Gas leaks are the most common, requiring the need for an oxygen deficiency monitor for protecting employees in the workplace.  With inert cryogenic gases, loose or broken fittings can leak gas into a room displacing oxygen, causing impaired judgment or loss of life to ...

  • Halo, the nitrogen generator for MP-AES

    Halo is Peak Scientific’s dedicated nitrogen generator for MP-AES. Read on for all the need-to-know information about this innovative gas generator. Developed as an evolution of Peak’s successful Genius 3055 nitrogen generator, Halo is a dual gas system designed to deliver both ...

  • Almac - Case Study

    Name: Gareth Brown Job Title: Technical Leader Company: Almac ...

  • Gas Safety in the Laboratory

    Modern laboratories use a number of gases as part of their daily operations. This blog details two of the most common methods of laboratory gas supply, and their associated safety risks and benefits. A number of gases are used in laboratories to support various applications such as Chromatography (GC and LC-MS) Spectroscopy, ELSD and Sample Preparation, to name just a few. Helium, hydrogen and ...

  • Secondary Containment Equipment for Chlorine GasProvides Extra Margin of Safety for WTP’s Neighborhood

    The chief operator for the City of Morgan, LA water treatment plant (WTP), which has safely used chlorine gas for disinfection for over 30 years, reports an added boost to public safety through the installation of special secondar y containment equipment, while easing regulator y ...


    By ChlorTainer, Inc

  • Mentholatum shares how Precision benefits analysis of essential oils - Case Study

    Laboratory manager, Tracey Morton describes Mentholatum's experience using Peak generators and how they have benefited her work in essential oils with GC. Specializing in family healthcare, Mentholatum is the UK’s number one producer of pain relief heat and freeze brands which helps to manage muscular and joint pain. They also produce non-medicinal and food supplement products that ...

  • Cryotherapy - Baby It’s Cold Inside

    Cryotherapy Cryotherapy (also known as cold therapy) is broadly defined as the use of very cold temperatures for medical or general wellness purposes.  Modern cryotherapy (which comes from the Greek kyro, meaning “cold” and therapeia,  meaning “healing”) can be traced back thousands of years, and some form of it was practiced by the ancient Greeks, Romans, ...

  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Leak in Soda Machines

    Carbon dioxide, also known as CO2, is a very well known gas type but not everyone knows how deadly it is. Most people know it as a gas that humans exhale but commercially, it is manufactured and shipped as a liquefied compressed gas or is used as dry ice in its solid form. A common use of CO2 gas is in soda fountain machines to carbonate soft drinks by pressurizing the CO2 ...

  • Gas safety in confined spaces

    An engineer repairs buried cables; a plant manager enters a small plant room; a contractor inspects the lining of a sewage pipe.  All these personnel face a common danger, despite working in widely different industries.  Gas-related injury poses a serious threat in any confined space where the free movement of air is limited.  ...

  • Why instrument hire makes occupational safety sense

    Background Decisions concerning the acquisition of occupational safety monitoring instrumentation are often made by operational staff that may not have visibility of the full financial implications of their choices. The following article will examine the factors affecting these decisions and explain why a strategic decision to hire instrumentation can deliver substantial and wide-ranging ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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