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Blackline Safety Sets the Standard With the First BS8484:2022 Certified Gas Detector

November 29, 2022

G7c personal wearable by Blackline Safety is the world’s first connected gas detector and lone worker safety monitor certified to the newly-upgraded BS 8484:2022, the standard that underpins the UK’s lone worker safety leadership. Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. Employers have a legal obligation to manage any health and…

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Six Steps for Selecting PPE for the Oil & Gas Industry

September 4, 2022

By: Eric Van Wely and Reiyao Zhu, Contributors Workers in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries perform many high-risk tasks that involve exposure to multiple hazards. In some cases, these high-risk tasks are also performed under extreme weather conditions and in remote locations. A broad range of personal protective equipment (PPE) solutions are needed…

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Portable Gas Detection Equipment: Do You Have the Right Tools for the Job?

September 4, 2022

By: Dante Moore, Contributor On the job, do you know that your gas detectors will protect you? Do you have the right equipment to keep you safe and get the job done? With so many options on the market, it can be overwhelming to know what gas detectors will meet your needs. Proper training on…

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Teledyne GMI adds Gas Detection Capabilities to Fire Fighters

June 23, 2022

Remote Natural Gas Detection Increases Safety for First Responders and Fire Fighters We are pleased to introduce the Gas Laser with highly advanced laser technology designed to detect natural gas with the aim of enhancing safety and improving detection for fire services, and first responders. Frequently fire personnel and first responders are called to natural…

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Bump Test and Calibration Issues and Answers

May 11, 2022

By: Bob Henderson, Contributor Manufacturers and regulatory agencies agree the safest and most conservative approach is to perform a functional bump test or calibration check by exposing your gas detector to gas before each day’s use. But instrument users still have questions. Oxygen deficiencies, explosive atmospheres, and exposure to toxic gases and vapors injure hundreds…

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Gaseous Hydride Hazards & the High-Tech EV Revolution

May 11, 2022

By: Dr. Blaise Champagne, Contributorrrr The manufacturing of chips and other high-tech electronics has helped drive the electric vehicle (EV) revolution. Common gas hazards monitored in electronic production processes include toxic hydrides, such as arsine (AsH3) and stibine (SbH3). Batteries provide the energy storage to power EVs, making them a key technology underlying the revolution.…

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IIoT in Gas Detection: Bridging Gaps with Technology to Stay Connected

May 11, 2022

When it comes to keeping your employees safe from gas hazards, creating a reliable gas detection, maintenance and safety program might feel as daunting as climbing Mount Everest. If you have the right tools in place and are properly prepared, you’ll ascend the mountain successfully and with ease. But, if you don’t have the right…

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Safe Industrial Plant Gas Monitoring

April 4, 2022

By: Del Williams, Contributor Detecting dangerous gases with versatile, advanced modular systems can speed compliance and construction project completion. Whether new or retrofit construction, monitoring hazardous gases in industrial plants that process pulp and paper, as well as at loading docks and receiving areas, is often crucial to safety, compliance and productivity. Exposure to potentially…

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Communication is Key to Safe Confined Space Entry

April 4, 2022

By: Dave Wagner, Contributor We have all heard the famous line from the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke: “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” Poor communication can lead to unexpected and unwanted outcomes in many situations, but lack of communication, or “failure to communicate” during a confined space entry operation, can lead…

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In-house Manufacturing Excellence Drives Quality at Teledyne Gas and Flame Detection

January 25, 2022

Robust and quality-centric manufacturing processes ensure that products perform their designated function, be it site protection, area monitoring or personal protection, in a failsafe manner. At three highly-specified manufacturing sites in France, the UK and the US, Teledyne produces a market-wide range of gas and flame detection solutions to meet the requirements of customers across…

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