Personal Safety

New Hydrogen & Ammonia Sensors for the Gas-Pro Detector

New Hydrogen & Ammonia Sensors for the Gas-Pro Detector

Crowcon has launched new hydrogen (H2) and Ammonia (NH3) sensors for its portable Gas-Pro gas detector. Hydrogen Sensor The new sensor detects hydrogen at between zero and 1000 parts per million (ppm) and has an over-range of 2000 ppm. Since the Gas-Pro can be used...

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Make Linearity Testing Easier with a Gas Divider

Make Linearity Testing Easier with a Gas Divider

The principle of a linearity test is to check that the gas analyser system is ‘linear’. The linearity shall be calculated and tested using the procedure given in annex B of the standard EN14181. Linearity tests can be performed by Service Engineer, Site Engineer or...

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Gas Testing in Shipping Containers

Gas Testing in Shipping Containers

Shipping containers present a risk to any person opening and unloading them. There are many reasons why shipping containers contain dangerous gases. This may be dependent on the type of cargo or whether the container has been fumigated. Prior to opening and unloading,...

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How Long Do Respirator Filters Last?

How Long Do Respirator Filters Last?

When using a respirator, one of the most important things is knowing how long your respirator filters last. Lets look at the best ways of being able to tell when you should change them. Knowing when to replace your respirator filters is the key to maximum protection...

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NEW: Personal Dust Monitor Without the Faff

NEW: Personal Dust Monitor Without the Faff

The XD One is the new Personal Dust Monitor with a difference. It has been designed without the faff of worrying about pumps, sampling heads, tubes or impactors getting in the way. Breakthrough XD One technology delivers continuous, real-time detection of harmful...

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CLPX – The Truly Portable Monitor for Isocyanate Detection

CLPX – The Truly Portable Monitor for Isocyanate Detection

During paint spraying or polyurethane foam spraying, the air will be filled with nasty gases that you really don’t want to be breathing in. Prolonged exposure to isocyanates potentially causes all sorts of respiratory health problems. Regular biological and air...

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Will You be Ready for the 11th July?

Will You be Ready for the 11th July?

The new workplace exposure limits (WELs) for Formaldehyde come into force on 11th July. Will you be ready? Formaldehyde is a dangerous gas to be exposed to and can cause long lasting damage. From skin irritation and sickness, prolonged exposure can cause severe...

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Scott’s Duraflow Replacement is…

Scott’s Duraflow Replacement is…

Scott Safety's Duraflow Powered Air Respirator system is set to be discontinued. A phased replacement starts in March 2021. Learn what the Duraflow replacement is... 3M have recently announced that the Scott Safety Duraflow replacement is the 3M™ Versaflo™. The...

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Download the Latest Gastec Tube Brochure

Download the Latest Gastec Tube Brochure

Download the latest Gastec tube brochure to have the latest information at your fingertips > New Gastec Tubes Available > Latest Gas Ranges > Your Guide to Accessories > Changes to Specification   The brochure will provide you with everything you need...

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Are You Aware of the Dangers of Peracetic Acid?

Are You Aware of the Dangers of Peracetic Acid?

Although peracetic acid or PAA as it's known is a colourless liquid, it is recognised by its strong vinegar-like odour.  Inhaling airbourne vapours of peracetic acid can cause immediate burning of the nose, throat and respiratory tract. We explore the dangers of...

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Gas Detection in Waste Incineration Plants

Gas Detection in Waste Incineration Plants

At waste incineration plants, fuel derives from household waste, clinical waste, hazardous waste or biomass. Whilst these materials provide excellent sources of fuel, they emit dangerous gases which pose a threat to those working at the plant. Gas detection equipment...

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The Dangers of Contaminants in Compressed Breathing Air

The Dangers of Contaminants in Compressed Breathing Air

All employers have a duty of care to their employees to ensure that breathing air is safe to breathe. If you think for a moment that testing contaminants in compressed breathing air is a hassle, then think again. Why is Testing Important? People who work in...

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The Painful Truth of Wearing a Respirator

The Painful Truth of Wearing a Respirator

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, we're seeing more healthcare professionals being affected mentally and physically. Their primary concern is helping others, but their painful respirators are now adding strain to doing their job. Healthcare workers on the...

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