Confined spaces > Gas detection

Peak Gold Mine heat stress death leads to $480,000 fine

26 October, 2021

A company has been convicted and fined after a man died working in hot and inadequately ventilated conditions at a mine in Cobar, western NSW.


3 Elements of a Successful Gas Detection Program

01 September, 2021

Creating a successful gas detection program requires the alignment of three factors: subject matter expertise, technology that works, and a human-centered approach.


MSA Safety io gas detection program

01 August, 2021

The MSA Safety io gas detection program features durable, rugged devices with a long battery life, to protect workers and worksites from flammable and toxic gases.


Moranbah North incident spurs calls for broadened inquiry

04 March, 2021

An evacuation at a Moranbah North coalmine has prompted calls from the Miners Union for changes to the ongoing Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry.


The silver lining of cloud connectivity for gas detection devices

01 March, 2021

Connecting gas detection devices to the cloud can help safety managers assess risks, streamline operations and access data from anywhere; here, MSA explains how.


Confined space working: how awareness & planning keeps operatives safe

02 November, 2020 by Andrzej Janowski, European Segment Marketing Manager, MSA Australia Pty Ltd

Andrzej Janowski, European Segment Marketing Manager for safety equipment manufacturer MSA, offers best practice guidance for carrying out confined space works.


Bacharach MGS-402 dual-channel gas detection controller

09 June, 2020

The MGS-402 dual-channel gas detection controller from Bacharach is designed for refrigerant, toxic and combustible gas detection applications.


Managing diesel engine exhaust in underground mines

19 August, 2019

Australian research into physical and chemical properties of nano diesel particles in an underground mine considers potential health effects on workers.


Emerson Rosemount 628 Universal Gas Sensor

10 July, 2019

Emerson Rosemount 628 electrochemical toxic gas sensors now measure carbon monoxide (CO) and oxygen depletion (O2) in addition to hydrogen sulfide (H2S).


How to choose the best gas detector

01 May, 2019

Gas detection instruments are lifesaving devices. It is essential that you choose the best product to meet your specific application and working environment.


Ecotech AQMesh small sensor air quality monitoring device

09 April, 2019

The Ecotech AQMesh is a small sensor air quality monitoring device.


CAC harsh-area gas sampling system

13 March, 2019

The CAC harsh-area gas sampling system is a custom-designed single- or multiple-channel sampling system.


Testing gas detection instruments saves lives: Q&A

01 March, 2019

A question and answer session with Greg Shires, Managing Director of CAC GAS & Instrumentation, about the importance of bump testing and calibration.


How gas detection makes your workplace safer

15 January, 2019

According to NIOSH, atmospheric hazards account for 40% of the deaths in confined spaces.


Road tunnel evacuated after gas leak

20 December, 2018

A gas leak in the WestConnex tunnel forced the evacuation of hundreds of construction workers on Monday.


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