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Category Archives: Gas Detection

The Importance of Gas Monitoring Equipment in Enclosed Spaces

February 11, 2019

There are unique challenges oil and gas companies must face when it comes to working with hazardous chemicals. Gases like hydrogen sulfide naturally occur during extraction operations, which make it a common risk for workers in the field. Working in an enclosed environment that may contain hydrogen sulfide combines two occupational safety hazards: confined spaces

Global gas detection market to expand to $5.6 billion by 2024

September 15, 2017

The gas detection equipment market is set to grow as developing markets fuel demand.

With new OSHA program, chemical facilities expect compliance needs to grow

March 1, 2017

During the final days of the Obama administration, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued new instructions that affect the chemical national emphasis program.

OSHA safety campaign focuses on upstream oil and gas

March 21, 2016

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is increasing its efforts to prevent injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the upstream oil and gas industry.

OSHA releases safety bulletin on hydrogen gas purging

March 11, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released a new safety and health information bulletin on the hazards associated with hydrogen gas purging.

OSHA, NIOSH issue hazard alert for oil and natural gas industry

February 29, 2016

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have issued a hazard alert to the oil and natural gas industry.

A new combustible dust safety standard may be on OSHA’s horizon

January 27, 2016

Employers looking to increase fire safety in their facilities should consider an often overlooked hazard: combustible dust.

Developments in gas detection technology enhance worker safety

December 16, 2015

Gas detection methods have evolved in order to meet increasingly strict standards for worker safety.

Rig operators cannot relax

August 18, 2015

Oil rigs have to maintain safety even as the industry fluctuates.

Emergency response protocols just as important as workplace safety

July 27, 2015

Though work sites have been made safer through stricter standards and advanced personal protection equipment, some cases of workplace injury are unavoidable.