hazardous gas News

  • ENMET, LLC Announces New President, Norman Davis, Jr.

    ENMET, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Norman Davis, Jr. as the new President succeeding Dr. Verne Brown who held that position for 43 years until his passing. Mr. Davis bringsa wealth of knowledge to this position with a background in executive management and in business development, focused in the safety and instrument sensor technology market. He has held a wide variety of ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • a1-cbiss are pleased to announce the launch of an all new e-commerce site!

    The e-commerce site is packed with new features to make purchasing easier for you. Filter your product needs by using our new “identify by gas hazard” feature, this means you can now see a collection of suitable products, comparing and contrasting features and benefits and our product recommendations. There are resources ranging from product datasheets, to blogs from our experts, to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Be Safe During the Bird Flu Epidemic

    Following a case of bird flu being confirmed at a duck breeding farm in the village of Nafferton, East Yorkshire, various poultry farmers will all be on high alert after the poultry market declared a high risk. In East Yorkshire, some 6,000 birds will be culled and a 10km (6 mile) exclusion zone is in place around the farm to prevent further spread of the virus H5N8. Emergency measures to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Cold storage warehouse fails to protect workers from hazardous gas exposure

    Employer name: Valley International Cold Storage LLC Location: Harlingen, Texas Date citations issued: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the citations on July 1. The inspection was opened under the agency's Site Specific Targeting* program for industries with high injury and illness rates and its Process Safety Managed Covered Chemical Facilities National Emphasis ...

  • Top Installation Tips for Fixed Gas Detectors

    In any occupational setting in which dangerous gas levels may be present, fixed gas detection systems represent the first pillar of workplace safety for employees and the general public. They’re an important part of a comprehensive strategy for the prevention of hazardous gas exposure found in facilities such as offshore drilling wells, water treatment plants, chemical plants, and mining ...


    By DOD Technologies Inc

  • J&M Energy Services fined $60K for exposing workers to hazardous gas

    Employer name: J&M Energy Services Inspection Site: Odessa, Texas Date inspection initiated and what prompted the inspection: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration began the investigation in January, as part of the agency's new reporting requirements for in-patient hospitalization* of an employee. Investigation findings: The investigation by OSHA's Lubbock Area Office resulted ...

  • ASTM F2896 - 11 standard specification for reinforced polyethylene composite pipe for the transport of oil and gas and hazardous liquids

    1. Scope 1.1 This specification covers requirements and test methods for materials, dimensions, workmanship, and markings for on-site manufactured multilayer reinforced polyethylene composite pipe. It covers nominal sizes 6 in. through 36 in. (150 mm through 915 mm). These multilayered reinforced polyethylene composite pipe ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...

  • ENMET is Celebrating Two Exciting Milestones!

    ENMET is proudly celebrating 45 years of creative gas detection solutions. Environmental Metrology Corporation (abbreviated to ENMET) was founded in 1970 by Dr. Verne Brown. The company originally produced gas detection equipment for vehicular applications and then expanded into new markets, manufacturing portable gas detectors for industrial applications. By 1977, ENMET began producing single ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • ENMET is Pleased to Invite You to WEFTEC 2015

    We are exhibiting in booth 4774 at WEFTEC 2015, the Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, and we hope to see you there! Be sure to visit ENMET at WEFTEC 2015 in Chicago, September 28-30. We will be featuring our hazardous gas monitoring systems for wastewater treatment plants and our portable gas detectors for confined space safety. In addition, our ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • FAA proposes $168,000 civil penalty against Radiology Corp.

    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $168,000 civil penalty against Radiology Corporation of America, Inc., of Delray Beach, Fla., for allegedly violating Department of Transportation hazardous materials regulations. The FAA alleges Radiology Corp. offered a fiberboard box to Delta Airlines in Atlanta as checked baggage, Feb. 6, 2010. The box housed a soldering iron containing ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors by MSA

  • Apply proper gas-detector technology to hazards

    Inadvertent toxic or combustible gas releases present safety challenges in many industries and can create hazardous situations. Detecting unwanted gas releases should be an objective for decreasing the hazards to workers, equipment, and surrounding areas. Risks from gas leaks can take on many forms, and there are three main types of gas hazards: combustible, toxic, and oxygen (O2) depletion. ...

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors - ACOEM Group

  • Speed is the name of the game as Enviro Technology launches rapid diffusion samplers

    Local authorities and businesses seeking fast, cost effective air monitoring need look no further than air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology’s brand new range of Rapid Diffusion Samplers. Ideal for all rapid indoor, outdoor, personal and workplace air monitoring of volatile organic compounds (VOCS) and Nitrogen Dioxide, Rapid Diffusion Samplers offer a quick, low cost, ...

  • DOE Issues Final RFP for Hanford Site Lab Services

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the final Request for Proposal (RFP), 100 percent set-aside for small businesses, for the operation and performance of analytical and testing services at the DOE Hanford 222-S Lab. A Draft RFP was previously released on February 28, 2014, requesting comments from industry. A Hybrid Contract that includes Fixed Price with Award Fee, Labor-Hour, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Natural Gas & Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses natural gas and potential exposure concerns that could occur at home or in the work environment. “If a natural gas leak occurs indoors and is severe, the risk of an explosion is not the only potential concern,” said Paul Cochrane, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Casella CEL gains RAE Systems’ high-level service status

    Casella CEL is now a ‘Level 2’ authorised Service Centre as well as an official distributor for RAE Systems’ world-renowned gas detection monitors and photoionisation detectors (PIDs), so that it now offers a full support service to customers. All Level 2 Service Centres must have: Staff who have attended and completed training at levels 1 and 2 at RAE Systems Europe’s ...


    By Casella

  • Casella joins forces with RAE systems

    Casella CEL has signed a new distributorship agreement for RAE Systems world-renowned gas detection monitors, so expanding its extensive portfolio of innovative workplace noise, dust and vapours monitoring equipment. RAEs products perfectly complement Casella CELs wide-ranging expertise in the field of gas detection with a full range of portable gas detectors for personal monitoring of toxic and ...


    By Casella

  • Armstrong monitoring among top clean technology companies in Ottawa

    In a recent article published in the Ottawa Citizen found below, Armstrong Monitoring was named among the top 5 companies in Ottawa's emerging clean technology sector. We are honoured to have been recognized alongside global leaders in the development of alternative and renewable energy sources, and we are very proud of our partnerships within this group of companies. Armstrong Monitoring is a ...

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