hazardous gas alarm News

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Unique ‘Electronic Nose’ Hazardous Gas Detector Launched in UK

    Air quality monitoring specialists, Enviro Technology, have announced the UK launch of the GDA 2 – a portable detector that measures up to 750 hazardous gasses and chemical warfare agents. ...

  • UN sounds alarm on threat to Pacific nations’ security posed by climate change

    With rising sea levels threatening to inundate Pacific Island nations, United Nations officials have issued a call for urgent action to be taken to ensure that human security and development gains are not reversed. “We recognize climate change to be a critical development challenge with enormous implications for the entire range of development concerns: poverty, livelihoods, food security, ...


    By United Nations

  • Is Contaminated Drywall Hazardous to Your Health?

    EMSL Analytical provides six testing solutions to determine if properties have defective Chinese drywall that could result in indoor air quality (IAQ) problems. Cinnaminson, NJ, March 9th, 2011 Earlier this week, ProPublica published a news story about 12 twelve infants that have recently died at Fort Bragg.  According to the article, entitled “Fort ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Vortex FP control panels monitor gas detectors in Zone 1 hazardous areas

    Crowcon’s new Vortex FP Compact control panel increases the flexibility of its flameproof product range. Like the existing Vortex FP, the FP Compact is specifically designed to monitor toxic and flammable gas detectors or fire detectors where there is a need for the control system to be ...

  • New Hazardous Area Ex CU TR Approval

    Spectrex is pleased to announce that the new hazardous area ex approval, CU TR, has been issued to Spectrex products. The approval serves Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus and replaces the previous Gost R and Gost K certificates. This approval covers SharpEye 40/40, 20/20MI, 20/20Si and CCTVIx Optical Flame Detectors, as well as the SafEye 950/960, 900, 700, 200 and Duct ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • MEDOR® Exp : online monitoring of sulphur in Hazardous zones

    The MEDOR® Exp from CHROMATOTEC® offers continuous, on-line analysis of sulphur compounds from concentrations as low as 1 ppb in natural and biogas feeds. The compounds analysed by the system include all naturally occurring sulphurs such as H2S, methyl and ethyl mercaptan as well as all odorant blends. The system uses ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • U.S. Issues Loudest, Clearest ‘Alarm Bell’ On Climate Action to Date, Adviser Says

    Researchers have issued the “loudest and clearest alarm bell to date” signaling the need for urgent actions to combat climate change in the U.S., the president's science adviser said May 6. The third and most comprehensive installment of the National Climate Assessment shows that evidence of human-induced climate change is growing stronger as its impacts are increasingly felt across ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Flame and gas detection in hangars

    Flammable materials (aviation fuels, cleaning solvents, and paints) present in aircraft hangars can endanger life, safety, aircraft, and the hangar structure. To improve protection, many Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) either require or strongly recommend high-performance fire detection and suppression systems to cover both the aircraft and the building. Here are a few considerations to ...

  • Apprion Launches ION Emissions Monitoring Application With Preventative Hazardous Leak Detection

    Apprion, the leading provider of wireless application systems and services for industrial facilities, today revealed its ION Emissions Monitoring Application, which reliably provides predictable, accurate monitoring of gas emissions and imminent hazard situations in industrial facilities. Mounting environmental legislation places greater demands on managers of industrial facilities to maintain ...


    By Apprion, Inc.

  • Industrial facilites can be vulnerable to numerous hazardous or toxic gases.

    Industrial workplaces are likely to come ...


    By PPM 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Telegan and Crowcon to Supply Gas Detection Products to Gas Safe Register™ Inspectors

    Telegan Gas Monitoring and its exclusive industry partner, Anton Industrial Services, are providing a fleet of flue gas analysers and gas detectors to all Gas Safe Register™ inspectors. The contract involves 106 award-winning Telegan 'Sprint V' multi-purpose flue gas analysers and 106 Crowcon (Telegan’s parent company) 'Eikon' carbon monoxide monitors. Gas Safe Register™ replaced the CORGI gas ...

  • RAE Systems New RAEPoint Fixed Head Wireless Relay Delivers Increased Worker Safety in Industrial Hazardous Environments

    Workers at large industrial facilities and oil and gas exploration sites face the constant threat of exposure to sour and flammable gases at potentially toxic levels. Remote alarm notifications are critical for alerting them to these potential safety hazards, especially where local device alarms are simply not visible or loud enough to cover a wide area. To address this issue, RAE Systems Inc., a ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector

    The SafEye Quasar 900 Open Path Gas Detector is a high performance, high reliability gas detector, providing continuous monitoring for combustible hydrocarbon gases such as methane, propane, ethylene, butane, etc. Encased in a rugged, stainless steel, ATEX and IECEx approved housing, the Quasar 900 is able to detect at distances of up to 660ft (200m) in the harshest of environments. ...


    By Spectrex Inc

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