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Feb 13, 2015 - Articles
Gas Detection in Recreation Facilities: Can the same detector work for pools and arenas?

It is not uncommon for the same recreational facility to offer both skating and swimming amenities, two very different environments with different potential gas hazards. Given the fact that there is a possibility of 6 different types of gas to monitor and the large area between the two types of facilities, a single detector will not provide the monitoring requirements for both areas. It is recommended that two separate gas detection systems be set up. 

Dec 10, 2014 - Articles
How Often Should Gas Detectors be Calibration and by Whom?

Calibration frequency is one of the most commonly asked questions concerning the use of gas detection instruments. The important thing to remember is: gas detectors are life-saving devices.

Sep 09, 2014 - Articles
Indoor Air Quality and Hazardous Gas Detection

We spend tens of thousands of hours at work in our lifetime. We expect our working environment to be safeguarded against potential dangers and hazards and employers are responsible for meeting that expectation. Indoor air quality testing, diagnostics and monitoring of hazardous gases can be accomplished by fixed gas detection systems and/or portable gas monitors.

Sep 04, 2014 - Articles
Fixed Gas Detection Systems vs. Portable Gas Monitors

Fixed gas detection systems and portable gas monitors are both essential to protecting workers and equipment and meeting OSHA/EPA requirements. Both products are equally capable of doing the job they are meant to do. Which one should you use?

Apr 30, 2014 - Articles
Gas Monitor Bump Testing vs Calibration

Most malfunctions are discovered at the time of calibration or bump testing, meaning at some point between calibrations the gas monitor manifested a problem. Is a bump test adequate or is calibration a better choice?

Mar 04, 2014 - Articles
Calibration Could Save Your Life

There are numerous gases, some humanly detectable and others not, leaking around in the places where we work and play that could be potentially life threatening to us living, breathing beings if they exist in excess of healthy concentrations.

Nov 08, 2012 - Articles
What is Formaldehyde?

Formaldehyde is a flammable, colorless gas with a very pungent odor. It has many other names, such as; methanol, methyl aldehyde, methylene oxide, formalin, and formol.

Nov 08, 2012 - Articles
Chlorine Gas

Chlorine is the most used for industrial products around the world. This element is abundant in the earth’s crust and oceans. It is used to manufacture plastics, synthesize other chemicals, purify water supplies, treat sewage, and make refrigerants, varnishes, pesticides, drugs, disinfectants, and bleaches.

Nov 08, 2012 - Articles
Healthier Indoor Air Quality Improves Efficiency

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is very important for many reasons. If the building you work in or your home isn’t ventilated correctly, this may lead to many illnesses. Everyday exposure to indoor pollutants will cause you to lose life expectancy and you may die years earlier then you should.

Jun 14, 2012 - Articles
What is a Breathing or Respiratory Zone?

In the past, vehicle exhaust gas detectors have been installed on or near the ceiling. In contrary, Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) has always recommended that they be installed in the breathing zone. Recently, Quebec’s regulation has reinforced CETCI’s recommendations.

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