confined space gas News

  • Confined Space Recovery in Manchester

    Confined Space Recovery in Manchester – Why is it important? Confined space training is especially important for firefighters, who find themselves working in all kinds of environments. If you are looking for confined space recovery in Manchester, read more to see how we can help you. Civil Engineering Safety Limited aim to be the first choice for those seeking confined space ...

  • Safe Work in Confined Spaces – Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

    On 5 March 2015 we discussed the Third edition of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, published in December 2014, and its recommendations for hypoxic environments. Hypoxic environments are those in which the oxygen level is deliberately lowered – for example to reduce the risk of fire or to minimise oxidation in fresh produce. This post looks at the risks of non-deliberate oxygen ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • New gas-pro confined space gas detector from Crowcon

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Pro portable gas detector is designed with just one purpose – ensuring safety in confined spaces. It is robust, reliable and simple to use with a bright, easy to read display and long battery life. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features specific to confined space entry (CSE) work: Compact and comparable in size to leading front-mount diffusion detectors, ...

  • Crowcon’s Gas-Pro Confined Space Gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at offshore Europe in Aberdeen

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at the Offshore Europe show in Aberdeen between 6-8 September. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and Positive Safety™ (tri-colour status indicator). Crowcon will also be showing other new ...

  • Crowcon’s gas-pro confined space gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf

    Crowcon will be showing its new Gas-Pro confined space entry gas detector at A+A 2011 in Düsseldorf between October 18-21. The Gas-Pro has a number of special features that make it ideal for confined space use, including a top-mount display, an internal pump, five gas capability and a tri-colour status indicator. Crowcon will also be showing other new products, including its IRmax infrared ...

  • What can go wrong in confined space rescues

    May 8, 2010, Middletown, OH -- A worker conducting a non-entry inspection of a manhole was incapacitated and fell into the hole. Moments later, two firefighters lowered their captain into the hole to conduct the rescue. All three firefighters were overcome and nearly perished in the botched rescue. May 26, 2010, Liberty Township, IN -- A worker is overcome and collapses ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Working in Confined Spaces – Gas Monitoring Advice from the HSE

    In December 2014 the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published the Third Edition of its Approved Code of Practice, ‘Safe work in confined spaces’. This updates the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 with revised definitions and new examples. Of particular interest to Analox is the latest guidance on hypoxic (reduced oxygen) environments employed in fire suppression and food ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • 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) ...

  • Fatal confined-space explosion leads to penalties for polymer plant

    OSHA has cited Thermal Polymer Systems LC of Angleton, Texas, following an explosion inside a permit-required confined space that killed one worker and injured two others. Penalties for the violations total $161,600. "This company exposed its workers to the hazards of confined space entry," said Mark Briggs, OSHA's area director for the Houston South Area Office. "In this case, the ventilation ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • RKI`s Break Through Confined Space Monitor, Purge & Barhole Tester

    RKI is pleased to announce the release of our latest advancement in portable instrumentation, the Model GX-2012. This version has advanced design features for general industrial confined space entry as well as enhanced capabilities for purge and barhole testing for pipeline companies and gas utilities. This model ...


    By RKI Instruments, Inc.

  • New confined space entry gas detector from Crowcon at Health & Safety Expo 2011

    Gas detection specialist Crowcon is showing its new portable Gas-Pro confined space entry (CSE) gas detector at the Health and Safety Expo in Birmingham this May. Specifically designed for CSE work, the Gas-Pro has application-driven features that include a top-mount display, internal pump, detection of up to five gases simultaneously, and +ve Safety – an innovative, tri-colour status ...

  • Portable Gas Detection

    ‘Fatal Blast’ at an industrial plant or ‘Workers Overcome with Toxic Fumes’ or ‘Neighbours moved to safe place to avoid Toxic Fumes’ are headlines that are all too common. The cause of many fatal accidents is the confined space where workers are having to work.   The gas risk associated with a confined space is due to oxygen depletion (and sometimes ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 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 ...

  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • New Rental Fleet of Gas Detectors

    Ashtead Technology Rentals is launching a new fleet of instruments designed specifically to detect the many toxic and hazardous gases that can arise in drains and underground cavities. It is believed that over 80,000 new chemicals have been created in the last 50 years and many of them, unfortunately, end up in our drainage systems. A high proportion of these chemicals are toxic and anyone ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • T3 portable multi-gas detector

    Gas detection specialist Crowcon has expanded the capabilities of its highly successful Tetra:3 (T3) personal multi-gas detector with three more toxic gas sensors: ozone (O3), sulphur dioxide (SO2) and ammonia (NH3). This complements the existing sensor range which includes flammable gases, oxygen (O2), hydrogen sulphide (H2S), and carbon monoxide (CO). The new sensors widen the scope of the T3 ...

  • New guidance on gas detection at WWEM 2016

    Gas detection has always been an important component of the WWEM events, but organiser Marcus Pattison says: “Following the publication of important new guidance on confined space entry and a new standard for toxic gas detectors, the Gas Detection Zone at WWEM 2016 will be busier than ever. “Past events have shown that the Gas Detection Zone is hugely popular with health ...

  • Buying a Gas Detector Can Be Confusing...

    What do you look for when searching to buy gas detection equipment? Gas detector, gas monitor, gas analyser or sometimes we even hear gas tester, however, there are many terms used to identify gas detection equipment. No matter what the confusion is, a1-cbiss can help. Whether it is uncertainty of what is needed, you could be ordering equipment on behalf of someone else, you may be struggling to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • WWEM 2012 to feature Gas Detection Zone

    The organisers of WWEM 2012, the Water Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring event (Telford, 7/8th November 2012), have announced that this year’s show will again feature a Gas Detection Zone following the popularity of this section at the last WWEM in 2010. The Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring (CoGDEM) is helping to organise the gas detection zone which will focus ...

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