compressed breathing air contaminant News

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • US firefighters pay a heavy price for contaminated breathing air

    A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks in their self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). The problem was traced to an air compressor which is believed to have introduced contaminants into the system. The compressor has now been replaced, ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • PhoCheck+ Provides Optimal Breathing Safety For Fire Fighters

    Used widely within the Fire Service Industry, the PhoCheck+ 1000 from Ion Science provides crucial testing of air compressors for safe, uncontaminated use of breathing apparatus. Evidence shows that oils and greases used to lubricate air compressors cause contamination of air that has been compressed into the tank, resulting in fire fighters experiencing an unpleasant ‘chemical taste’ ...


    By Ion Science

  • A Breath of Fresh Air - Hydrogen compressor manufacturer Pdc Machines exhibits at H2Expo 2005

    Untitled Document 22-Aug-05 &ndash, Diaphragm compressors are a key technology for the coming hydrogen economy. Pdc Machines Inc., a ...

  • Kaeser Compressors high quality air filters

    All compressed air systems contain harmful contaminants like water droplets, dust and dirt, oils, or hydrocarbons. Kaeser Compressors has a complete line of high quality compressed air filters to remove these contaminants and meet even the most stringent air requirements. Easy to install in any air system, Kaeser filters are designed for simple operation and maintenance and are available in ...


  • Offshore Europe 2015 – what’s happening in the oil & gas industry?

    Analox were visitors to one of the largest exhibitions in the oil and gas industry last week, SPE Offshore Europe, hosted at the AECC Centre in Aberdeen. This bi-annual event sees companies from all over the world exhibit and gather to discuss current issues and challenges being faced within the industry. More than 1,500 global suppliers were there to ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Identifying Respirable Hazards to Protect Workers in Puerto Rico

    Once each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year. The list is compiled from thousands of workplace inspections conducted by federal OSHA staff. Year after year, 1 of the top 10 cited violations involves respiratory protection. OSHA reports that an estimated 5 ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • 4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances

    4 Safety Considerations For Anyone Storing, Handling, or Transporting Substances By Daniel L. Theobald, Environmental Services Substances regulated or substances unregulated may ultimately impact the environment, health, and water supply of others. The following safety considerations are advised for those who store, handle, or transport potentially dangerous substances. ...


  • Protecting New York and Tri-state Area Workers from Airborne Hazards

    Several months ago, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released their preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year. The annual list is compiled each year from thousands of workplace inspections conducted by the agency.   For numerous years in a row, one of top 10 cited violations once ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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