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How to Choose the Best Gas Detector.

Greg Shires

Gas detection instruments are life saving devices. It is essential that you choose the best product to meet your specific application and working environment. Here are the critical issues to focus on when choosing your instrument to ensure you are buying the best product for your business. 

 

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Topics: Material Selection, Gas Detection

Dispense Gas Monitoring in the Hospitality Industry

Alex Singer

Gas monitoring in areas where beverage dispensers are located is key to mitigating risks associated with carbon dioxide toxicity and oxygen depletion. AS 5034 outlines the OH&S standards to ensure worker safety in non-ventilated areas.

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Topics: Gas Hazards, Gas Detection

Sampling systems for gas measurement in wastewater applications.

Greg Shires

Water/wastewater organizations have for many years struggled with measuring gases and vapours in sewers over long periods of time.  

The physical nature of the application creates high levels of corrosive gases, heat, water and high humidity which negatively impact all sensors including catalytic, electrochemical and photo ionisation.

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Topics: Material Selection, Gas Detection

Q & A: on Calibration & Bump/Response Testing of Gas Detection Instruments

Greg Shires

A question and answer session with Greg Shires, Managing Director of CAC GAS & Instrumentation.

First let me by clear on this subject: Gas detection instruments are life saving devices.  

They can make the difference between a worker going home at night or not. If I was required to use a gas detection instrument in my work place each day I would make sure it was calibrated weekly and bump tested prior to every use. This would make sure it was accurate and I was safe.

So, let’s discuss this further.

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Topics: Calibration Gas Selection, Gas Detection

Gas Detection Response Testing in Coal Mining

Greg Shires

When using hand held gas detection instruments in underground in coal mines, a crucial step is the testing of each gas detection instruments prior to use.

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Topics: Material Selection, Gas Detection

Bump Testings Options for Gas Detection Instruments

Greg Shires

Bump testing gas detection Instruments on a daily basis has become more and more common.

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Topics: Material Selection, Gas Detection

Six Gas Detector Calibration in the Wastewater Industry

Greg Shires

Issues & Solutions for Calibrating a Six Gas Detector in the Wastewater Industry

Continuing improvements in workplace safety and the ongoing protection of workers within Industry is creating a new wave in the water/wastewater sector. Many organizations are moving towards measuring six (6) gases in sewage treatment and sewer lines throughout Australia.

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Topics: Gas Theory and Applications, Calibration Gas Selection, Gas Detection

ISEA: Bump Testing and Calibrating Your Gas Detectors

Greg Shires

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is the leading national organization of manufacturers of safety and health equipment including environmental monitoring instruments. ISEA is dedicated to protecting the health and safety of all workers through the development of workplace standards and the education of users on safe work practices and exposure prevention.

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Topics: Regulations and Standards, Gas Detection