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More Eyes on the Invisible Danger in Confined Spaces

More Eyes on the Invisible Danger in Confined Spaces

Posted on July 19th, 2016 by Matt

Wireless gas monitoring adds a greater degree of protection by providing a remote line of sight.

Last year, two workers died from asphyxiation while repairing leaks in a manhole. In an all too frequent narrative, the second worker died after he went down to rescue the first worker.

The tragedy again exposed the need for real-time information gathering prior to confined space entry and in taking appropriate action based on an understanding of atmospheric conditions.

In 2015, OSHA passed a confined space rule that offers additional protection to construction workers. In filling what it identified as a vital gap, OSHA estimates that as many 800 construction workers a year will be protected from serious injuries. The new ruling signals that today, more than ever, regulatory bodies have the worker's back.

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How to Select the Right Gas Detection Solution

How to Select the Right Gas Detection Solution

Posted on May 4th, 2016 by Matt

There are many gas detection products on the market that might appear to be the same, but a closer inspection of specification, functionality and features reveals major differences in what products can do and the potential value they can offer. Similarly, individual applications are also unique in their respective designs, needs and processes undertaken.

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The Facts About Portable Gas Detection

The Facts About Portable Gas Detection

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 by Matt

Portable gas detectors are classed as a type of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), designed to keep personnel safe from gas hazards and allow mobile testing of locations before they are entered. These small devices are essential in many areas where gas hazards could occur, because they are the only means of monitoring an operator’s breathing zone continuously, whilst stationary and moving.

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Honeywell Announces Wireless Gas Monitoring Solution To Protect And Connect Lone Workers

Honeywell Announces Wireless Gas Monitoring Solution To Protect And Connect Lone Workers

Posted on November 18th, 2015 by Matt

In a typical real-world example, the ConneX1 portable gas monitor provides information on gas concentration levels and location through a secure WiFi connection to the broadband modem, which operates in satellite/cellular dual-mode and can automatically switch from cellular to satellite transmission when the cellular signal is out of range. The information is displayed on a PC, laptop or smartphone with an Internet connection.

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Honeywell: Experts in Marine Gas Detection & Safety

Honeywell: Experts in Marine Gas Detection & Safety

Posted on October 19th, 2015 by Matt

Partnering with world class manufacturers such as Honeywell, BW Technologies and RAE Systems provides Encore with a complete product range to provide the best solutions to your most challenging technical monitoring problems.

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The more versatile QRAE 3

The more versatile QRAE 3

Posted on August 17th, 2015 by Matt

The QRAE 3 now also supports Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN), Ammonia (NH3), Phosphine (PH3), Chlorine (Cl2), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) combined with the existing supported sensors LEL, H2S, CO, O2 and SO2.

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BW Clip - the new  maintenance-free single-gas detector

BW Clip - the new maintenance-free single-gas detector

Posted on March 10th, 2015 by Matt

Encore is excited to announce the release of the new BW Clip maintenance-free single-gas detector. It is the most reliable, user-friendly, cost-effective way to keep workers safe and operations compliant. It delivers up to three years of protection — with no need for calibration, sensor replacement, battery replacement or battery charging.

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True Story: Australia Morwell Coal Seam Mine Fire

True Story: Australia Morwell Coal Seam Mine Fire

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by Matt

Perimeter Monitoring Keeps Residents, Responders Safe At Australia Morwell Coal Seam Mine Fire

The 14,000 residents of Morwell, Australia, didn’t know what to expect when an underground coal seam mine fire broke out near them on February 9, 2014.

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