Personal Monitoring Articles

  • Monitoring of Hydrogen Sulfide in Industrial Processes

    Hydrogen sulfide, H2S, is a very poisonous, corrosive, and flammable gas. As such, it needs to be carefully monitored and controlled in industrial processes where it is generated or used. At relatively low concentrations, it has an odour of rotten eggs which effectively works as a warning, but at higher concentrations where it becomes acutely toxic and even lethal, it can no longer be smelled ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Dispense Gas Safety

    What Is Dispense Gas? Inert gases such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen are used regularly within the hospitality industry. These gases, known collectively as ‘dispense gas’, are used to carbonate drinks so ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • H&S Operational Efficiency: Plant turnaround

    Hazardous chemicals that pose a risk to humans are normally safely transported within the process but obviously during plant turnaround this is no longer the case.  As lines and reaction vessels are opened they pose a significant risk of over-exposure, without appropriate control measures.  ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Fixed, Portable or Personal Monitoring for Benzene Detection

    Fixed, portable or personal monitoring for benzene detection?  Applications for PIDs include:- fixed systems for area or fenceline monitoring of fugitive emissions portable instruments for con ned space entry checks or leak detection & repair ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Got Modbus? Then get instant access to the Internet of Things

    If your product or equipment already has Modbus, then the NanoULTRA from Caption Data gives you the immediate ability to join them to the Internet of Things. From single units to 1000’s of units, with on line & real time control through the CDL SmartHub ...


    By Caption Data Limited

  • Using PID for Benzene detection

    Rather than having to rely on human senses in a workplace setting it is advisable to use an appropriate form of quantitative monitoring; indeed the onus is on the employer to do the risk assessment.  Remembering the old adage attributed to Lord Kelvin that you can’t manage what you ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Monitoring personal noise exposure in West end theatres with the doseBadge5 - Case study

    When the audience sits in the stalls of a West End theatre they have very little idea of the technology that goes into giving them the ultimate live show experience. Some shows enjoy runs that last for years, others aren’t so lucky, but each night there is a team of front of house staff and stagehands that bring the magic to life. The noise risks of working in a live music venue are ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Portal Monitors for South Korea

    STS have supplied further portal monitor simulation units to our distributors SI-Detection in South Korea. ...

  • Norfolk Fire & Rescue choose STS

    STS were chosen by the Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service to supply them with a complete training solution for their radioactive incident training. NFRS were looking for a solution to train their teams in the monitoring of an incident ...

  • Co2 Alarms, Osha and you - how to keep your brewery safe

    In our latest blog post, we look at the growth of breweries in the US and how you can keep your employees safe with a CO2 alarm. ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • What is the difference between a REL and a PEL?

    There is often confusion between exposure limits put out by different agencies even within the same administration. For example, here the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) establishes Recommended Exposure Limits (RELs) whereas the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs). Realizing the difference between the two is ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Tower rescue: first-in operations and the IAP

    Across the country “tower” type rescues are becoming more and more common.  Accordingly, there is a growing need for local rescuers to be aware of these sites in their response areas, pre-plan for different rescue scenarios, and train their specialized rescue personnel to the appropriate level in order to facilitate the rescue in a safe manner.  Tower rescues have become so ...


    By Elevated Safety, LLC

  • One step, low pH iron and organics removal - Case Study

    Review For over seven years, the semiconductor facility performed routine on-site cleans of their reverse osmosis (RO) membranes using RoClean P111 with good results. However, over a six month period in 2015, membrane cleaning frequency increased to once a month and permeate flows could not be sufficiently restored. An Avista application specialist visited the site to personally monitor the ...


    By Avista Technologies, Inc.

  • Workplace Monitoring: Who, What, When, Why, How?

    In my previous articles in this series for SHP readers, I have focussed on the need for current attitudes to general health and safety processes to change and emphasised the importance of regular monitoring. The best way to combat those ‘hidden killers’ and protect our workforces is to increase awareness of the benefits of regular monitoring and detection.  Employees then need to ...


    By Casella

  • Noise monitoring - are you prioritising it at work?

    Hearing loss is a frequent complaint which can affect individuals’ quality of life significantly. We all know someone who suffers from it and maybe take it as something that can be expected depending on the age or the type of work carried out over a long career.  Noise-induced hearing loss is often ignored and remains a forgotten industrial disease despite continued efforts to ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Are you protecting your business from hearing loss claims?

    Doing enough to protect your business from hearing loss claims? In our line of business, we get to work closely with employers and safety professionals both in the UK and overseas.  We often take calls from managers who come to us as they have been served with one and often multiple civil claims for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL).  By the time they contact ...


    By Pulsar Instruments Plc

  • Why Schools Need Lightning Detectors

    On May 6, 2015 two spectators of a high school soccer game were struck by lightning. On this particular occasion, the grandparents of Pocohontos Middle School in Henrico County, Virginia were lucky in that they survived the lightning strike. Sadly in the same year, Francois Clarence was not so lucky when lightning struck at his school. Francois, 17 years old, was playing field hockey at his ...


    By SkyScan USA

  • G200 detects N20 leak in sedation equipment at dental surgery - Case Study

    About the customer Dental practice, Dover, England Challenge the customer faced A dental engineer was sent to investigate N2O problems at the dental surgery after complaints from staff about the effects of the gas. Previous passive monitoring in the surgery had indicated a time weighted average (TWA) of N2O at 90ppm, and a suspected leak in a faulty ...

  • New N2O monitor for occupational health and safety - Case Study

    The Geotech G200 range of N2O analysers measures N2O at 0-1000ppm or at 0-100 percent with accuracy, speed and ease-of-use. With options for CO2, O2 and CO, the ...

  • Portal Monitor Simulation

    We have been working hard over the last few months on several new products! The first of these is a solution for enabling training with Portal monitors by offering a simulation solution. The first prototype has been made following a request from our Korean distributors (Si Detection) and is now going off to Korea to be trialed. ...

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