OSHA Safety Equipment Education Blog
Recently, more and more confined space gas detector manufacturers are making monitors that are Bluetooth enabled. The million dollar question is: is the Bluetooth feature worth having?
It's not unusual for our customers to call with this question, "I've been told I can't have a steel cable in a confined space due to an electrical hazard, what do I do?" If there is a risk of electrical arcing in a confined space, one certainly doesn't want a 50 foot long steel cable in the space. We have the solution.
We are proud to announce that we have launched our YouTube Channel. This channel will continue to insure that we maintain our place as the the industry leader in confined space product knowledge and application.
What's the difference in protection between a full face or half mask respirator? What about a tyvek hood respirator that is available with some airline systems? Which of these is best suited for a particular application or hazard? Do some offer more protection than others?
Do you replace your gas monitors failed sensors yourself? Maybe you're thinking about changing them out yourself? Keep reading to learn 5 tips to make sensor replacement stress free.
It is all too common that fall protection applications that require a leading edge self retracting lifeline are using the wrong equipment. In this article, we will show you what a leading edge self retracting lifeline is and identify applications in which they are required.
We are often asked why a portable gas monitor sensor fails--especially when the instrument has hardly been used. This issue seems to be a source of endless frustration for those who aren't intimately familiar with gas detection technology. The first thing we need to understand is how gas sensors work.
When asked what are the differences between the popular Honeywell BW Max XT II, Quattro and MicroClip XL gas detectors, we usually answer with differences in features. In this post, however, we want to take you under the hood of the three gas monitors.
Two common questions we receive about confined space entry have to do with ventilation. Why do we have to ventilate a confined space? How do we ventilate a confined space properly? We answer both those questions and then some in our latest blog post.
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.