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  • Bump Test Gas
    January 26, 2024

    Bump Test - What Is It and How To Do It

    What is a bump test? Is it required? How often is it to be performed? OSHA defers to the manufacturers. The manufacturers have different opinions. It is time for some clarity. In this short article, we will show you how easy it is to perform a bump test. And will, in agreement with OSHA, err on the side of caution and show why it is best to bump before each use.
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  • What Has Major Safety Done For You Lately?
    August 11, 2023

    What Has Major Safety Done For You Lately?

    Crucial to our value to you, our customer, is our size. We are a small, family business. Whether you called on us 25 years ago or called on us today, you would be talking to, literally, the same folks. And we actually answer the telephone.
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  • major safety is the solution to your amazon problem
    September 30, 2022

    Major Safety Is the Solution to Your Amazon Problem

    So you bought a gas monitor on Amazon and now you need help? We hear this all the time: "I purchased a gas monitor on Amazon. Now it is messing up and I need to get some support. I can't send it back to Amazon. They can't help me." Or, just as common: "I just bought this monitor from Amazon and it is already alerting me that a calibration is due".
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  • Don't forget to calibrate your gas monitors
    September 30, 2022

    Don't Forget - Calibrate Your Gas Monitors

    The inconvenient truth about gas monitors is that they need to be regularly calibrated. It is simply impossible to know/confirm if a monitor is detecting properly without a calibration. Do I really need to calibrate?
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  • understanding and reading your calibration gas cylinder label
    September 30, 2022

    Understanding Your Calibration Gas Cylinder Label

    We want to help you make sense of the label on your calibration gas cylinder. What's in the cylinder? Is it still good or is it expired? We also want to explain how to determine if the cylinder still contains gas. Read on to learn more.
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  • Gas Monitor Calibration - What, Why, How Often
    October 28, 2022

    Gas Monitor Calibration - What, Why, How Often

    What does it mean to calibrate a gas monitor? Why is calibration even necessary? How often is it to be performed? We answer all your questions about the calibration of your gas detector or confined space meter. Calibration saves lives. Don't neglect this crucial piece of gas detection safety.
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