Exhaust fumes emanating from fuel burning vehicles are highly toxic and can result in sickness and even death, if not ventilated properly. By monitoring the concentration of these fumes and ventilating based on their concentration, a safe environment can be ensured.
Depending on the type of mining, the requirements for gas detection can vary greatly, however, there are five main sources of hazardous gas in mining applications.
Pulp and paper mills can present many dangerous situations, which can be significantly decreased by utilizing continuous gas monitoring.
The release of refrigerant gases into the environment can be harmful to both the potential occupants of the space, as well as to the environment in general. Chlorofluorocarbons, commonly known as CFCs, which were formerly considered relatively safe, are now known to be a key contributor to the thinning of the ozone layer. These are gradually being replaced by more environmentally friendly refrigerants such as R134a. This however, does not lessen the need for leak detection. Regardless of their reduced impact...
Growing environmental concerns have resulted in the construction and upgrading of waste water treatment plants throughout North America.
Carbon dioxide (CO2)is a byproduct of the fermentation process, as well as being used in carbonation. Carbon dioxide leaks could result in over exposure to employees, as well as possible product damage.
For organizations around the world involved in cross border shipments, stowaways can present an increasingly costly problem. Above and beyond basic security issues, under current law, carriers often become liable for a fine, plus the stowaway’s housing, food, healthcare, supervision, legal representation and repatriation costs.