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Carbon Monoxide Vs. Carbon Dioxide: Let’s Compare
Carbon Monoxide Vs. Carbon Dioxide: Let’s Compare
Industrial Scientific | Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | Gas Detection Education
What is the difference between carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide? If you confuse the two, you’re not alone. You’re probably aware that they are two different gases—but which one is the good one and which is the bad one? Is it even correct to clas...
Five-Gas Monitoring: Advanced Detection for Hazardous Industries
Five-Gas Monitoring: Advanced Detection for Hazardous Industries
Jackie Cappucci | Tuesday, October 1, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
Gas hazards. Almost every industry has them. Are you monitoring the ones that could grind your operations to a halt? On any given day, your workers have the potential to encounter gas hazards that can endanger them and put your projects or busines...
Could Your EMS or Fire Response Team Miss Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide?
Could Your EMS or Fire Response Team Miss Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide?
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | Gas Detection Education
An EMS team, dispatched from a major metropolitan fire department, rushes to a local hotel where they find a woman nauseated, weak, and unable to get out of bed. The evidence leads to a straightforward diagnosis: it’s flu season, it’s been a bad y...
Why do I See Negative Readings on my Gas Monitor?
Why do I See Negative Readings on my Gas Monitor?
Dave Wagner | Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | Sensor Technology
This is a question customers ask all the time. Why do you sometimes see negative readings on your gas monitor? All electrochemical or catalytic bead gas sensors can be prone to both positive and negative drift due to environmental factors like cha...
Use In-Plant Wi-fi to Simplify Live Monitoring and Improve Emergency Response
Use In-Plant Wi-fi to Simplify Live Monitoring and Improve Emergency Response
Tae-Yeon Won | Friday, September 6, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
Serving as a safety manager for plant operations is a huge role, especially when you consider that it almost always includes influencing workers and their behaviors in addition to keeping the plant running smoothly. Add the critical responsibility...
Renting a Connected Safety Solution: A Simple Way to Offer Top-Notch Protection
Renting a Connected Safety Solution: A Simple Way to Offer Top-Notch Protection
Industrial Scientific | Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment
With shutdowns and turnarounds right around the corner, it’s a good time to think about the gas detection equipment you need for a successful project, how that equipment can protect workers, and how it will ease project pain points. Because shutdo...
The Dangers of HCN Exposure During Fire Overhaul
The Dangers of HCN Exposure During Fire Overhaul
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture
When firefighters attack a structure fire, the hazards to life and health are obvious. The flames, the roiling smoke, and the extreme heat are clear reminders that carelessness can lead to tragic consequences. Once the fire is extinguished, howeve...
Simple Maintenance – The Most Important Feature for Fire Department Gas Detectors
Simple Maintenance – The Most Important Feature for Fire Department Gas Detectors
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment
As information on the hidden dangers of fire smoke proliferates, a growing number of firefighters are realizing that gas monitors are a vital part of their turnout gear. Atmospheric testing at fire scenes has shown toxic fumes at every stage of th...
Four Misunderstandings about Gas Detection That Could Cost You
Four Misunderstandings about Gas Detection That Could Cost You
Industrial Scientific | Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture
Every person who depends on a gas monitor deserves to have reliable equipment. But beyond that, everyone also needs a quality gas detection education. To understand and react appropriately to gas readings, users need to know the basics of how gas ...
Are You Prepared for “What’s Next”?
Are You Prepared for “What’s Next”?
Kyle Krueger | Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | Safety Culture
To borrow a phrase from The Wizard of Oz, we in the safety industry are “not in Kansas anymore.” Those old familiar spreadsheets, processes, and equipment that got us to where we are today aren’t going to get us where we’re going. We’re stepping i...
“Can You Hear Me Now?” The Complexity of Connected Safety Programs
“Can You Hear Me Now?” The Complexity of Connected Safety Programs
Kyle Krueger | Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | Safety Culture
These are exciting times for gas detection devices. What were once considered “electronic canaries” are now becoming bona fide connected industrial safety devices. We have made the transition from beep and flash to new connected safety solutions. ...
How Your Team Can Make Smarter, Faster, Safer Decisions
How Your Team Can Make Smarter, Faster, Safer Decisions
Jackie Cappucci | Thursday, May 30, 2019 | Gas Detection Equipment, Safety Culture
If you’ve ever checked a weather or traffic report before leaving your house, then you know that real-time information about what’s happening around you can help you make smarter decisions. If icy roads cause a five-car pileup on the highway, you ...
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