Confined spaces

Improving the underground working environment

17 October, 2012 | Supplied by: pitt&sherry

The recent classification of diesel emission as a carcinogenic by the World Health Organization signals the need for Australian mining operations to review their mine ventilation risks and immediately implement any necessary actions that reduce the contingent health risk for Australian underground mining personnel.


Geelong company fined after pub death

15 October, 2012

A Geelong company has been convicted and fined $80,000 following the death of a worker who was overcome by carbon dioxide gas in the cellar of a Birregurra hotel.


The importance of CO2 monitoring system in pub cellars

15 October, 2012 | Supplied by: Hoshizaki Lancer

Cylinders storing carbon dioxide and nitrogen - which are used to carbonate beer and soft drinks - can be dangerous if they develop leaks, particularly when stored in enclosed spaces like cellars and cool rooms.


Ampcontrol IQguard fixed toxic and combustible gas detection range

30 September, 2012 | Supplied by: Ampcontrol Electronics

Ampcontrol has released the IQguard range of fixed toxic and combustible gas detection instruments.


RIS Syncron construction and mining workplace safety compliance audit service

28 August, 2012 | Supplied by: RISsafety Pty Ltd

Height and confined space workplace safety provider RIS has launched a ‘one-stop shop’ construction and mining workplace safety compliance audit service, called Syncron, which will indemnify individual construction companies and mine operators against prosecution for noncompliance irregularities emanating as part of its service offering.


Respiratory protection against exposure to diesel particulate

01 August, 2012 | Supplied by: 3M Safety & Graphics

On 12 June 2012, the International Agency for Research for Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organisation (WHO), changed its classification of diesel exhaust from Class 2A (probably carcinogenic to humans) to Class 1 (carcinogenic to humans).


Gas-arc specialty manifolds from CAC Gas & Instrumentation

27 July, 2012 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

Gas-arc specialty manifolds, from CAC Gas & Instrumentation, are designed for applications where an uninterrupted gas supply is required for gas analysers, process applications and critical calibration gas systems.


Michell Instruments MIC0005-IS intrinsically safe field display

24 July, 2012 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Michell Instruments’ MIC0005-IS intrinsically safe field display provides an easy-to-install solution where a local display is required directly in hazardous areas.


Fluid Components International ST100 Series air/gas flow meter

23 July, 2012 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The ST100 Series thermal mass air/gas flow meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) has obtained full certification from the Hart Foundation for its hardware and DD files, indicating full compliance with the Hart Communication Protocol.


CAC GAS Gas Flow Selector (GFS) series

04 July, 2012 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The CAC GAS Gas Flow Selector (GFS) series for calibrating and testing gas detection instruments and gas analysers will allow two, four or six gas inputs to one gas outlet. A manual dial allows the user to select the gas required.


CAC Gas Marine calibration gas

14 June, 2012 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The CAC Gas specific calibration gas mixtures for the marine industry are available in 103 and 112 L cylinders.


CAC Gas FF-100 SM septum regulator

07 June, 2012 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The FF-100 SM septum regulator is designed for applications where customers are required to inject gas samples into GCs or other gas analysers. The regulator provides the connection for taking samples with a gas syringe.


Calibration gas test stations

04 June, 2012 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

CAC Gas has introduced a line of bump test/calibration stations for use with gas detection instruments and gas analysers. The test stations range from manual systems to automated systems. The MGS and GFS Manual Series stations are designed to be used by technicians and service repair facilities. The BTS and BTS-HP Automated Series are easy-to-use, one-button test stations for field testing of portable gas detection instruments.


CAC Gas & Instrumentation BTS-HP Bump Test Stations for gas detection instruments

30 May, 2012 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The BTS-HP Bump Test Stations are used with high-pressure/large-volume gas cylinders, providing a solution for bump testing/response testing gas detection instruments in mining applications. Workers can test their gas detection instruments quickly and efficiently by simply pushing the green button.


Draeger X-act 5000 automatic tube pump

25 May, 2012 | Supplied by: Draeger Safety Pacific Pty Ltd

The automatic tube pump Draeger X-act 5000 can be used to measure and sample gases, vapours and aerosols. An all-in-one solution, it is designed for measurements with the company’s short-term tubes and for sampling tubes and systems.


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