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Calibrating Your Confined Space Gas Monitors

February 25, 2016 Confined Space, Gas Detection

How Do I Get My Gas Monitor Repaired?

Confined space 4-gas monitors need to be calibrated. We all know it, and the time is probably coming up soon. Just how often you are required to calibrate depends on …

What Size Ventilation Unit is Needed for My Confined Space?

January 1, 2016 Confined Space

Ventilation is one of the central pillars of confined space safety. Fumes, vapors, and volatile organic compounds accumulate and create an atmosphere that is not conducive to breathing. And I …

Five Reasons To Love the BW Quattro Gas Monitor

October 9, 2015 Confined Space, Gas Detection

Ideal for real-time monitoring of hazardous gases in confined space work, BW Honeywell’s GasAlert Quattro is a four-gas monitor that’s easy to love. It’s not apparent at first, but our …

The Importance of Gas Monitoring in Confined Spaces Pt. 2

February 27, 2015 Confined Space, Gas Detection

The second in a two-part series on confined space gas monitoring: They say that knowledge is power. This is certainly the case when it comes to safety in confined spaces. …

The Importance of Air Monitoring

February 13, 2015 Confined Space, Gas Detection, General Safety

The first of a two-part series on confined space gas monitoring: Unlike a raging river or pounding surf, the dangers of confined spaces are often silent and unseen. Unless a …

PELs (Permissible Exposure Limits) – Are You Taking the Right Readings?

January 30, 2015 Confined Space, Gas Detection

When isolating or ventilating a permit-required confined space, it is critical that a competent person on your team take meter readings with a 4-gas monitor for oxygen (O2), toxic gases …

How Many Bump Tests Do I Get From a Cylinder of Gas?

January 28, 2015 Gas Detection

A good customer (all our customers are good, of course) recently asked us to figure out exactly how many bump tests they would get from a 58L of NIST Traceable …

Pieces of the Confined Space Entry Puzzle

January 9, 2015 Confined Space, Fall Protection

  Nearly every type of industrial site has confined spaces – manholes with plumbing, or sheds that house pumps or generators.  These are areas where the atmosphere may become toxic …

Choosing a Confined Space Gas Detector?

October 31, 2014 Confined Space, Gas Detection

What Kind of Confined Space Gas Detector Do I Need? Before entering a confined space, workers need to check the environment to make sure it is safe. Confined spaces often …