Four Problems Your Lone Workers Face – And How to Solve Them
Four Problems Your Lone Workers Face – And How to Solve Them
Ryan Cantwell | Monday, January 18, 2021 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

By the time you finish reading this sentence, a person will have been hurt at work. By the time you sit down for dinner with your family, more than 14 people will have died on the job, leaving families and coworkers in mourning. As a professional ...

Losing Sight of Safety: Don’t Rush Gas Detection
Losing Sight of Safety: Don’t Rush Gas Detection
John Onuska III | Thursday, January 7, 2021 | Gas Detection Education, Sensor Technology

Time is money. It’s an old saying that we have heard a thousand times, but why is it so memorable? Perhaps because it’s true. The problem with this is that to save time, people often lose sight of safety. But when you lose sight of safety, it can ...

What You Need to Know about Gas Hazards and the COVID Vaccine
What You Need to Know about Gas Hazards and the COVID Vaccine
Ellen Lewis | Friday, December 18, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

"I write this while sitting in a bed in the ER because it's that urgent. We need to get 14 more of the O2 GasBadge Pro monitors… ASAP." This rush order was a request from an EHS leader at a world-renowned medical center. The order came on the heel...

Five Ways to Make Confined Spaces Safer for Workers
Five Ways to Make Confined Spaces Safer for Workers
Ryan Cantwell | Tuesday, December 15, 2020 | Confined Space

A lot can happen in four minutes, especially when those four minutes are spent in a confined space. Confined spaces are prone to oxygen displacement, and after just four minutes without oxygen, you can experience brain damage or even die. It shoul...

How to Solve Three Common Problems By Using a Cloud-Connected Docking Station
How to Solve Three Common Problems By Using a Cloud-Connected Docking Station
Debbie Majeske | Monday, December 7, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

Managing a gas detection program can sometimes feel like rolling a boulder uphill: you need to keep gas detectors working with daily and monthly maintenance, make sure people are using the gas detectors properly, investigate high alarm events, and...

The Top Three Ways to Use Gas Detection Data to Improve Safety
The Top Three Ways to Use Gas Detection Data to Improve Safety
René Nijland | Monday, November 30, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

To quote the famous British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” So how does...

Four Safety Challenges to Solve Before Your Next Turnaround
Four Safety Challenges to Solve Before Your Next Turnaround
Jason Wright | Monday, November 23, 2020 | Safety Culture

Turnarounds are among the highest stakes periods your business will ever experience. Not only are critical process units offline for weeks or even months—but also your employees could be taking on unfamiliar tasks. Add new contractors who don’t kn...

Bump Testing Gas Detectors Should Be Second Nature
Bump Testing Gas Detectors Should Be Second Nature
Industrial Scientific | Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Safety Culture

You don’t drive a vehicle without putting on your seat belt. You don’t go to bed at night without locking your doors. You don't leave home without checking that your cell phone is charged in case of an emergency. These good habits make our lives e...

How to Use Area Monitors in Remote or Hazardous Locations
How to Use Area Monitors in Remote or Hazardous Locations
Jason Kettler | Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

Area monitors are a great tool that you can use to see whether gas hazards on your site could threaten workers – without sending them into harm’s way with a personal gas monitor. Instead, using area monitors allows you to create a safe buffer zone...

How to Choose a Personal Gas Detector: 8 Features You Need
How to Choose a Personal Gas Detector: 8 Features You Need
Tae-Yeon Won | Wednesday, November 4, 2020 | Gas Detection Equipment

For years, gas detectors have left users scratching their heads. Why are there negative readings? How do I know if a sensor is poisoned? Can I keep working through an alarm? Is this thing working? Today, gas detectors are designed to make it easie...

8 Ways We’ve Used Gas Detection Data to Make Your Life Easier
8 Ways We’ve Used Gas Detection Data to Make Your Life Easier
Michelle Hammons | Monday, October 26, 2020 | Gas Detection Education, Gas Detection Equipment

You use data to make decisions every day – whether you realize it or not. If you’re like me, one of the first things you do every morning is check the weather to decide what to wear. Pulling up the weather app on your phone gives you access to mil...

A Guide for Responding to Carbon Monoxide Calls
A Guide for Responding to Carbon Monoxide Calls
Mike Platek | Monday, October 12, 2020 | Gas Detection Education

Dropping temperatures outside mean furnaces and wood burners are heating up inside, putting homeowners and first responders at a higher risk for carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide isn’t a naturally occurring gas, but it’s one people are th...

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