Confined spaces

Biosystems ToxiPro gas monitor

18 March, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Biosystems ToxiPro monitor is designed to monitor atmospheric hazards and is fully serviceable and re-usable.

Man dies delivering beer in country hotel

12 March, 2010

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the death of a man in the cellar of a country hotel as he was delivering beer.

Panametrics DF-140E oxygen analyser

27 January, 2010 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Panametrics DF-140E oxygen analyser is designed to provide dependable and accurate oxygen measurements in a wide variety of environments, including outdoors (with Type 4X enclosure) and in explosive environments (with Type 7 remote-sensor enclosure).

Sperian Protection Australia Biosystems IQ6 docking station

15 January, 2010 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Biosystems IQ6 docking station is fully automated to perform bump tests and calibration, if necessary, of Biosystems PhD6 gas detectors.

Confined space safety failings cost a life and $500,000 for tank cleaning company

07 January, 2010

WorkSafe Victoria has warned companies and workers of the dangers of working in confined spaces following the conviction and $500,000 fine served on a tank cleaning company after the death of one of its workers.

Just owning the safety equipment is not enough to save you

02 January, 2010 by Paul Stathis

People are injured and killed when working in confined spaces, despite all of the warning, detection and protection equipment available. Safety regulators all around the world can accurately pinpoint how people are injured or die and the most common environments in which injuries and deaths occur. So with all those statistics about working in confined spaces and control measures, why do injuries and deaths still occur?

Educating OHS students about confined spaces

11 November, 2009 | Supplied by: Protector Alsafe

Protector Alsafe and Victoria University (VU) collaborated to provide an opportunity for a group of Diploma of OHS students to have a ‘hands-on’ approach in the investigation of a mock confined space incident.

Mitigating the risk of explosions in metallurgical furnaces

24 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The Siemens LDS6 laser gas analyser is helping to improve safety and save millions of dollars in damage repairs for the Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical company (TEMCO), a subsidiary of BHP Billiton that is located in Tasmania. It does this by alerting workers at the manganese ferro-alloy plant of an imminent furnace explosion and giving them sufficient time to prevent it.

Gas detection docking station

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

Compatible with the Biosystems Multi Pro range of gas detection units, the Multi Pro IQ Express Docking Station is fully automated and features automatic instrument identification.

CAC Gas & Instrumentation gas manifolds

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

The CAC Gas & Instrumentation gas manifolds and changeover systems provide an engineered solution for gas calibration applications.

FLIR Infrared cameras

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

The second generation of GF-Series infrared cameras, previously known as GasFindIR has been released.

Hazardous gas monitor

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The OdaLog H2S Logger was developed specifically to measure concentration levels of hazardous hydrogen sulphide gas (H2S) for the odour-management requirements of the wastewater industry, primarily at or close to the source of H2S emissions, such as within sewerage pumping stations and receiving manholes.

MX4 gas detector

20 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The MX4 gas detector is small, rugged and simple to use. It’s a suitable personal monitor to use in conjunction with the iNet program.

Truck driver killed by toxic fumes

30 June, 2009

A truck driver lost his life when a plastic kettle melted and set fire to the cab of his prime mover.

Docking stations for gas analysers

18 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Honeywell Industrial Safety

The Biosystems Toxi Pro/Toxi Ltd IQ Express docking stations are compatible with the Toxi Ltd and the Toxi Pro gas analysers respectively.

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