Total cost of ownership considerations for managing a gas detection program

Wednesday, 24 July, 2013


Purchase decisions related to safety equipment such as gas detection are increasingly moving beyond the immediate needs of the safety manager. While purchase price and features such as durability, ease of use and product reliability remain vitally important to the safety community, organisations are increasingly focusing on total cost of ownership (TCO).

This idea comes from sophisticated purchasing management activities and has become a standard element throughout organisations in their procurement activities. This white paper reviews what should be considered when evaluating safety systems.


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