chlorine gas leak News

  • Chlorine gas: danger and detection

    Properly installed, reliable gas detection can help prevent chlorine-related injury or death. In the workplace where chlorine is part of the process, fixed gas detection is the first line of defense for early warning of chlorine leaks and for changes to specific processes to stem and stop the leak. Detector Electronics’ GT3000 chlorine gas detector’s electrochemical cell has a range ...

  • OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant

    Workers were unprepared to respond to an accidental release of dangerous chlorine gas, leading to the evacuation and emergency medical treatment for several employees at Zimmer TMT's plant in Parsippany, an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found. Employees were moving a chlorine gas cylinder without a valve protective cap on ...

  • Monitors Detect Leaks of Water Disinfection Chemicals

    PureAire Monitoring Systems has a line of economical, self-contained detection systems that alert personnel in water treatment plants to potentially hazardous leaks and releases of several common disinfection gases. Available for chlorine, chlorine dioxide and ozone, STX-PA Gas Monitors respond quickly to low level disinfectant leaks, yet are not permanently damaged by catastrophic or prolonged ...

  • Camano Island (WA) Chlorine Release Safely Resolved

    During the early hours of January 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at the request of state and local authorities, responded to a reported chlorine gas release at a private residence on Camano Island WA, a rural area 60 miles north of Seattle. According to Camano Island Fire & Rescue (CIFR), who were first on the scene, a local resident was scrapping an old pressurized steel tank, ...

  • Portable Monitor Detects and Measures Chlorine Dioxide

    A portable instrument for the detection and measurement of chlorine dioxide (ClO2) is available from PureAire Monitoring Systems, Inc. A rugged, battery-powered instrument, the Mini-BA Chlorine Dioxide Monitor is ideal for safety monitoring at sites where fumigation and/or sterilization work is being performed. The instrument is also suitable for portable leak detection and temporary monitoring ...

  • Safely and effectively disinfect with the new chlorine dioxide system

    ProMaqua will be launching its new chlorine dioxide system Bello Zon® CDLb at the forthcoming Brau Beviale exhibition. The innovative system concept will ensure the safe and efficient generation and metering of chlorine dioxide, resulting in outstanding long-term stability of the solution, exceptional ...

  • Severn Trent Services to Unveil Complete Chlorination Solution at ACE 2014

    Severn Trent Services, a leading global supplier of water and wastewater treatment solutions, will showcase its new Chlorination Solution package at AWWA’s ACE 2014. The company will unveil its new ...


  • Chlorine dioxide system Legio Zon CDLb - Safe and efficient

    ProMaqua will be launching its new chlorine dioxide system Legio Zon CDLb at the forthcoming ACHEMA exhibition. The new system concept will ensure the innovative generation and metering of chlorine dioxide, resulting in minimal use of chemicals and improved stability of the chlorine dioxide solution produced. Its intrinsically safe process method, including the sealed transport of gas, guarantees ...

  • Safe and efficient - new chlorine dioxide system Legio Zon® CDLb

    The new system concept will ensure the innovative generation and metering of chlorine dioxide, resulting in minimal use of chemicals and improved stability of the chlorine dioxide solution produced. Its intrinsically safe process method, including the sealed transport of gas, guarantees outstanding operational safety.    The chlorine dioxide system CDLb uses the chlorite/acid ...

  • Gas hazards in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

    Although flammable and toxic gas hazards are generally well understood by operators, technicians and safety personnel in the oil, gas and petrochemical industries, continuous training and refreshment of knowledge is essential to avoid potential incidents caused by complacency. New personnel are often assigned work activities in potentially hazardous areas with only very limited training about gas ...

  • PureAire Releases Universal Toxic Gas Monitor

    PureAire Monitoring Systems manufactures and distributes toxic gas monitors for safety, and as of August 2013, releases new toxic gas monitor called the Universal Toxic Gas Monitor.  Their monitors make sure areas where toxic gases exist the area remains at a safe and breathable level, some gasses included are chlorine, bromine, HCL, HF, ammonia, toxics, and hydrides. These gases, commonly ...

  • Confined space entry – is your gas detector right for the job?

    Working in confined spaces is difficult at the best of times. Operators often have to wear full PPE (personal protective equipment), are usually harnessed and may be carrying tools and equipment to complete the task in hand (e.g. welding). The last thing a worker in this environment needs to worry about is his or her gas detector. It should be designed specifically for confined space entry (CSE) ...

  • Effective drinking water disinfection

    The need for drinking water disinfection is as old as public water supply itself. Microbiological parameters for drinking water treatment include coliform bacteria and specific pathogenic species of bacteria, vira, and protozoan parasites. Although the objective is the same – to provide safe clean water – the methods used to do so are numerous. The most common methods for water disinfection are ...


  • New Environmental Sampling Unit From Crowcon

    The new Environmental Sampling Unit (ESU) from Crowcon is a cost effective device for monitoring high density gases such as chlorine, sulphur dioxide and flammable vapours where positioning a conventional sensor is not practical. An electric fan draws an air sample into the chamber via a pipe, where Xgard detectors monitor the presence of flammable or toxic gases. The ESU is ideal for ...

  • Railroad sued for water pollution from South Carolina train wreck

    The federal government filed a lawsuit against the Norfolk Southern railroad company last week over pollution that settled in a creek after a deadly 2005 train crash in the mill town of Graniteville, South Carolina. Nine men died and 250 people were injured after a 42-car Norfolk Southern freight train slammed into a parked train on a side track on the morning of January 6, 2005. Fourteen cars ...

  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump `technology

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993. The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders ...

  • United Utilities upgrades ‘trouble-free’ peristaltic pump technology as part of Framework Agreement

    Four Watson-Marlow Bredel 520 series dosing pumps have been installed at United Utilities Haslingden Grane Water Treatment Works in Rossendale, Lancashire. The new pumps will replace earlier 500 series pumps which have delivered trouble-free service since commissioning in 1993.The new 520 series pumps have been supplied under United Utilities’ framework agreement with Falmouth-based leaders in ...

  • Online measure every three minutes

    Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam has recently been fitted with thirty online monitoring systems involving electronic odour sensors embedded in the ground near oil pipelines. An extensive underground network of pipes transports fuel from the central storage facility to the stands. Aircraft Fuel Services (AFS) is responsible for quality management of the network and for checking for leaks. Every three ...


  • Continental Disc Corporation announces two new HPX® Rupture Disc product enhancements

    ANNOUNCING…ENHANCEMENTS TO THE HPX® Rupture Disc PRODUCT FAMILY   Continental Disc Corporation is proud to announce the newest editions to its’ HPX® Product Family...the HPX-Ta™ Rupture Disc and the addition of Higher Pressures for the HPX® Rupture Disc. ...

  • Sewer Gases can cause Unpleasant Odors and Create Safety Concerns

    Most people have at one time or another entered a building and been overwhelmed by a strong odor.  Odors can come from many sources, but one of the most frequent is due to sewer gases infiltrating a building’s occupied space.   Sewer gases are a complex combination of toxic and non-toxic gases.  They can be present at varying levels in an indoor environment depending upon the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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