gas detection equipment Articles

  • The Perks of Portable Gas Detection Solutions

    While fixed gas detection monitors represent a time-honored method of protecting the workplace from volatile or dangerous gases, they are only part of an overarching safety protocol. In many industries, there’s a need for detection equipment that travels with employees as they move from one area to another, since gas exposure or combustion threats could be just beyond the next door. As a ...


    By DOD Technologies Inc

  • How to bump test and calibrate gas detection equipment

    Introduction ATEX, IEC, British HSE, and US OSHA standards all call for the bump test and calibration of any portable instrument used for worker health and safety protection in a potentially hazardous environment. In order to ensure safety it is necessary not only for the gas meter to read accurately ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Honeywell analytics’ 301W wireless gas detection system delivers safety plus cost savings and energy efficiency at a Canadian ice arena.

    The Situation: Mount Boucherie Multiplex is a 2800-seat ice arena/concert hall/multi-purpose entertainment venue in Westbank, British Columbia. Owned and managed by the Regional District of Central Okanagan, the Multiplex is an architectural centerpiece of the community, and home to the Westside Warriors pro hockey team. At Multiplex, city construction codes required the installation of ...


    By Honeywell Analytics, Inc.

  • Gas Detection Best Practices at Work

    Most work place accidents could be prevented with proper working gas detection equipment. Gas detection is a critical component for safety programs for any environment; it should be given the highest priority and attention to detail to avoid any accidents and unnecessary work place injuries or deaths. Here are some suggestions on how to keep your work environment safe: 1.   Read the gas ...

  • Butane for THC and CBD Extraction Trend Requires Some Simple Steps to Stay Safe

    On May 17th, 2020, twelve firefighters were injured after an explosion occurred at a facility where butane is used for cannabis extraction. It is not yet known if butane was the cause of the explosion but, it was reported that, butane canisters where found in and around the building. The investigation is ongoing. According to a Politico article, following an uptick in explosions in Colorado, fire ...

  • 7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

    We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas Regulations or for one of the other many benefits that gas leak detection offers, it is important to be aware of the key factors that can be put in place to help ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • VOC Detection in the Construction Industry

    In the construction industry, various building materials can become a source of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions. From insulation to wood panels, numerous building materials emit toxic compounds. Pollutants from floors, ceilings and walls have a negative impact on the indoor air quality of buildings. Common hazardous substances emitted from building materials include formaldehyde, ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • All about Gas Detection Monitors

    Companies who manufacture and process hazardous materials carry the responsibility of protecting their employees, the public, and the environment from combustible and toxic gases. Gas detection monitors, including portable gas leak detectors, are essential not only for safety measures but also to meet ever-increasing governmental and industry standards. With the anticipated 2020 changes ...


    By DOD Technologies Inc

  • Gas Safety in Confined Spaces

    Introduction A confined space is any space large enough for someone to enter and perform assigned work, which has limited means of entry or exit, and which is not designed for continuous worker occupancy. This covers just about every industry, including utilities, construction, hydrocarbon exploration and processing, petrochemicals, marine, agriculture, food processing and ...

  • Hazardous Industries That Need Gas Detection Monitoring

    Of all occupational hazards, gases are considered silent killers. You can’t see, feel, or sometimes smell them, but they’re lurking around in the workplace. These substances endanger your employees, causing injuries, illnesses, and even accidental death.


    By DOD Technologies Inc

  • CO2 Gas Hazards in the Brewing Industry

    The hazards associated with CO2 in the brewing industry are well known, yet people still die needlessly every year in tragic and completely avoidable accidents in breweries. Just last year in Germany, which has a good safety record, two workers died in separate incidents at the same brewery. In the first incident, the owner was found dead with his head and torso in a beer mixing tank. It is ...

  • Battery rooms

    The CustomerThis company is a leading global information services provider, meeting worldwide needs in the financial, education and business information markets. The company operates a high tech data center that houses all its computer systems and a batter}' backup system that is used to protect their computers in the event of power interruption or failure. The ...

  • 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.  Crowcon Tetra in confined space' ...</p>
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    By Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd

  • OGI Market and Uses

    Many industries involve the usage or dismissal of gases as part of its daily routines. Leaks of Green House Gases (GHG) from process and transport systems in these industries contribute to global warming, expose employees to health hazards and risk of explosion, and represent enormous economic losses for the companies involved. “EyeCGas®” – ...


    By EyeCGas -OGI by OPGAL

  • The Potential Dangers of Hydrogen Sulfide Exposure

    Hydrogen sulfide is a gas that is produced whenever organic matter begins to decay and it’s not at all uncommon in the environment. In fact, the human body produces it as a byproduct of digestion, and it’s characterized by its foul rotten-egg odor. Though it’s colorless, its presence is almost always betrayed by its trademark odor, which can be both pungent in low doses and ...


    By DOD Technologies Inc

  • Preliminary assessment of trace metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the sediments

    Total concentrations of Cd, Cr, Co, Fe, Pb, Ni, Mn and Zn were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry in the surface sediments of Taylor Creek, Southern Nigeria. The most concentrated trace metals, ranging from 113.2 to 5160.7 mg/g-dry weights were Fe, Pb, Mn, Ni and Zn. There was no significant variation in sediment-associated metal levels (P>0.05). The Metal Pollution Index (MPI) was ...

  • GasCheck Improves Efficiencies and Saves Costs at Honeywell Plant

    Product: GasCheck G1 Industry: Manufacture of thermostatic control valves Application: Checking onsite production gas delivery systems for helium leaks The problem: significant quantities of helium leaking from onsite gas delivery systems. Introduction Honeywell Control Systems, the international ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Read about Confined Space in Construction and Atmospheric Testing Right Here!

    In 1993, 29 CFR 1910.146 went into effect as the first federal legislation governing entry into permit-required confined spaces in general industry. Because some industries, such as the construction industry, were covered by specific Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations, they were exempt from the confined space entry requirements of the general industry ...


    By Premier Safety

  • Calculating the cost savings for refrigerant gas leak detection

    The real benefits of refrigerant gas leak detection Following on from the last article, we feel that it’s natural to then discuss some of the practical reasons (cost savings) that will encourage the industry to take action and reduce their F-Gas emissions. Who requires refrigerant leak detection under the F-Gas proposals? There are a ...


    By a1-cbiss

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