Category Archives: Gas Detection

National Safe Digging Day is Aug. 11

Call Before You Dig
Aug. 11 is National Safe Digging Day, an important reminder to call 811 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked. By law, anyone planning to excavate or demolish is required to call 811 at least three days before work begins. Whether you're a contractor planning an excavation project or  a homeowner building a deck or addition onto your home, the “Call Before You Dig” law applies at all times. Here's how it works: When you call 811, a representative will Read more [...]

Basics of Gas Detection Instruments

Written on Thursday, April 9, 2009 Basics of Gas Detection Instruments Portable detection instruments are vital in protecting you from the hazards of toxic and combustible gases in any work environment. Typical sensor options include detection of combustible gas, carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulfide, and oxygen deficiency/enrichment. Instruments may be able to detect all (multi-gas detectors) or just one of these (single-gas detectors). Depending on your specific application, you can choose the appropriate Read more [...]