Managing a gas detection program: 4 key considerations

Supplied by MSA Australia Pty Ltd on Monday, 14 July, 2014


Total cost associated with acquiring, fielding, using and maintaining a gas detection program needs careful evaluation. Many variables should be factored prior to any organisation making a purchase decision. The total cost of ownership involves more than just outright decision based on total cost of equipment.

Evaluation should include the cost of consumables, wear and tear, consideration regarding the number of charged detectors required within continuous shifts, durability, the cost of gas consumption, and productivity associated with reporting, training and certification.

This white paper reviews what should be considered when evaluating safety systems.


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