OSHA Safety Equipment Education Blog — Gas Detection
Two common questions we get are: What are the differences between the various gas sniffers that are available? Which gas sniffer should I use for my confined space entry application? There are two differences that are most relevant for the average application. The two differences are (1) Power Source, and (2) Sampling Method.
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.
Do I need to bump test my gas detector? How often? How do I do it? In this post we finally answer all these questions, and show you the easiest, most inexpensive way to bump test your gas detectors.
Gas Clip Technologies has revolutionized confined space gas detection for contractors. They have introduced the first disposable, 2-year, 4-gas instrument for confined space entry. Simply turn it on (once) and that's it - for two years. They say no calibration required. Read on to learn more.