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  • False alarms offshore

    Flame and gas hazards are not the only dangers rig and platform workers need protection from – false alarms pose dangers to workers and can be expensive in production losses. Depending on the detection technology used, false alarms can arise from a variety of situations: welding and reflected sunlight, for example. False alarms add their own brand of safety issues. Workers can be injured as ...

  • Climate Alarm - Oxfam

    Climatic disasters are on the increase as the Earth warms up – in line with scientific observations and computer simulations that model future climate. 2007 has been a year of climatic crises, especially floods, often of an unprecedented nature. They included Africa’s worst floods in three decades, unprecedented flooding in Mexico, massive floods in South Asia and heat waves and forest fires in ...


  • Climate change a clear and present danger

    This piece was co-authored with Vinod Thomas, Director General of independent evaluation at the Asian Development Bank. It originally appeared in the South China Morning Post. China, South Korea, Russia, the United States and two dozen others face potential leadership transitions this year. The prospect for economic growth and prosperity is likely to be the central determinant of these events. ...

  • Combustible gas detector provides rapid 3-Second response to Dangerous Leaks

    The advanced Model IR400 Point IR Combustible Gas Detector from General Monitors features an industry-leading three-second T90 response time to the presence of combustible hydrocarbon-based gases, which allows plant operators to respond quickly to gas leaks and avoid potential accidents. With its fast three-second response time, the Model IR400 Infrared Gas Detector provides an added margin of ...


    By General Monitors

  • South Korea Tragedy Highlights the Dangers of Inhert Gas Asphyxiation

    Inert gases are back under the spotlight following three fatalities at a South Korean power plant in December. Unlike toxic gases such as carbon monoxide, inert gases are non-toxic at normal atmospheric concentrations. The danger lies in their ability to deplete oxygen from the ambient air – especially when used in confined spaces. A nitrogen leak is believed to have been responsible for ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • New Gas Detection System for Ethylene

    Statox 501 Ethylen As pre- product for Polyethylene, ethanol, ethylen oxide, ethylene dichloride and many other final or intermediate products, ethylene (C2H4) is one of the most important products in petrochemical industries. It is a colourless gas with a sweetish smell. It is asphyxiant but not toxic. More important is that it is explosive in concentrations from 3,1 % (LEL) to 32 % ...

  • GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

    MSA is proud to announce the introduction of the new GASSONIC OBSERVER-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector designed with Artificial Neural Network (ANN) intelligence and real-time broadband acoustic sound processing technology, setting a new global industry standard in highly reliable ultrasonic gas leak detection with unprecedented suppression of false alarms. With the incorporation of ANN ...


  • Swedish coastguard chooses Crowcon Gas Detector for Hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • Swedish Coastguard chooses Crowcon gas detector for hovercraft

    The Swedish Coastguard service has selected a Crowcon gas detector for one of its newly constructed hovercraft. The flameproof (Exd) infra-red Nimbus fixed gas detector and Gasmaster control panel were installed on the craft by Griffon Hoverwork of Southampton. The hovercraft will carry two Ski-Doo snowmobiles in the cargo bay, which will be used for emergency rescue services during the winter ...

  • RAE Systems Introduces First Wireless, 4-Gas Pumped and Diffusion Monitor For Real-time Industrial, Oil & Gas and Emergency Response Gas Detection

    RAE Systems Inc., the leader in wirelessly connected gas and radiation detection solutions, today introduced the industry’s first wireless, portable, 4-gas pumped and diffusion gas monitor that will significantly enhance worker safety in industrial environments and better protect first responders. RAE Systems’ new QRAE 3 is a versatile, rugged, one- to four-sensor gas monitor that ...


    By CitiSafe Pte Ltd

  • Crowcon’s T3 Gas Tester Ensures Compliance

    The new T3 Gas Tester ensures Crowcon’s Tetra:3 (T3) portable, multi-gas detector complies with relevant national/regional safety regulations and individual company requirements. The device feeds the T3’s sensors a known concentration of gas, a process known as ‘bumping’, to ensure the sensors are working correctly. The way it works is simple: when a T3 is inserted into ...

  • Gas detection - portable, easy and a true life saver!

    The new AccuSense Chemical Recognition System from Seer Technologies allows you to detect, identify, monitor and quantify and multitude of different gases. With the dangers of chemical attack always present the importance of the quickest possible first response is critical.  Over the years there have been a variety of technologies available to give an indicative measurement of ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 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 ...

  • Crowcon’s CellarSafe Gas Detector Helps Athletes Train Safely in ‘Artificial Mountains’

    -Gas detector ensures constant O2 and CO2 levels in enclosed chambers-Crowcon’s CellarSafe O2/CO2 gas detector and control system is being used to monitor the level of the two gases in unique ‘artificial mountains’ – enclosed endurance training chambers designed to simulate depleted oxygen levels at high altitudes. The chambers are manufactured by German company Höhenbalance AG.Generators filter ...

  • Gas leak in Ipswich restaurant – carbon dioxide hits the news again

    Last Monday (22 June, 2015) saw an incident involving a leak of CO2 from a drinks machine in McDonald’s on Tavern Street, Ipswich. The restaurant was evacuated for several hours to allow firefighters to ventilate the building. Members of staff were treated at the scene but thankfully no-one was ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • HART® communication protocol ensures reliable communication with Crowcon’s IRmax gas detector

    Easy and reliable connection and communication is vital when using a gas detector, which is why Crowcon has introduced the HART Communication Protocol for its IRmax infrared (IR) hydrocarbon detector. The HART (Highway Addressable Remote Transducer) Communication Protocol is the global standard for sending and receiving digital information across analog wires between smart devices and control or ...

  • World’s fourth longest rail tunnel gets Crowcon gas protection

    Protection from gas hazards in one of the world's longest rail tunnels is being provided by monitoring systems from Crowcon Detection Instruments. The Crowcon systems are designed to detect potentially flammable and toxic gases before they reach hazardous levels. Crowcon was chosen by Telefonica Ingenieria de Seguridad from a number of competitors as part of the detailed engineering project. ...

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