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Learn All About Ammonia And Its Dangers

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Exposure To Hazardous Gases, Health And safety, News, Offshore Gas Detection | 0 comments

Ammonia is a toxic, flammable gas that finds many applications in various industries. A majority of food processing plants make use of ammonia in its refrigeration systems. However, workers employed in facilities that use ammonia need to be trained in safe handling and emergency response training, to ensure the safety of workers and protection of equipment in the facility. This is primarily due to the harmful effect of ammonia on the human body.

Ammonia can cause adverse reaction in the skin and eyes. When inhaled, ammonia can impact the lungs, leading to death. Read this article to learn about ammonia, its dangers and why you should invest in ammonia detection equipment.

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Confined Spaces Require Adequate Safety Procedures And Protocol

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Fire Safety Tips, Health And safety | 1 comment

Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support was fined $1.3M for an explosion that took place in July of 2015. The explosion that took place in the facility at Newport could have been averted if the curing oven was used appropriately by following all the safety regulations and procedures as laid out in the report of a consulting engineer. Moreover, the facility should have set up a quality confined space monitor to enable timely detection of the presence of toxic gases to prevent combustion. Read on to learn about how you can prevent a major explosion from taking place.

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How A VOC Sensor Can Prevent A Disaster

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Health And safety | 0 comments

Wherever the possibility of a gas leak exists, precautions must be taken. An alarm system connected to a sensor array can greatly reduce the chances of a disaster. In the petroleum, waste treatment, and chemical production industries, hazardous gas compounds are often produced. Sometimes they are actual ingredients in a finished product or are formed as a byproduct of liquid chemical manufacturing. If the gas is carbon-based and is a known health hazard, it is labeled as a VOC. A VOC sensor can detect changing levels of any particular hazardous organic compound in gas form and send the appropriate alarm or machinery shutdown signal.

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Recommended H2S Sensors For Your Facility

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Health And safety | 0 comments

In the industrial landscape, it is important to protect your property and employees from potential harm, and one of the biggest threats to a facility is fire. A small spark can snowball into a massive fire, costing your company countless dollars in lost time, damaged machinery and potential employee injury. So what is the best way to avoid total loss from a fire?

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