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    BCGA publishes new document

    2019-10-17T12:21:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published new guidance on the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment at authorised testing facilities.

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    Home oxygen fire death toll increases in US

    2019-10-16T09:23:00Z

    An American oxygen user is twice as likely to die in a home oxygen fire than in Japan, and almost twenty times more likely than in England.

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    Analox develops new super lightweight personal CO2 alarm

    2019-10-11T09:44:00Z

    Analox is launching its own personal carbon dioxide (CO2) alarm, combining highly efficient, low power sensing technology with the company’s established engineering and manufacturing expertise.

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    BCGA publishes revision

    2019-09-24T14:04:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a revision to its Technical Information Sheet 30 (TIS 30), covering working in reduced oxygen atmospheres.

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    MSA Safety launches Safety io

    2019-09-24T09:01:00Z

    MSA Safety has unveiled new technology aimed at transforming the UK’s gas detection industry.

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    Messer Safety Day 2019

    2019-09-13T13:36:00Z

    Family-run industrial gas specialist Messer held its annual Safety Day across all of its sites on 13 th September (2019).

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    BCGA adds 100th document

    2019-08-07T14:42:00Z

    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has added the 100th guidance document to its comprehensive reference library.

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    Brighton Pride highlights use of nitrous oxide

    2019-08-05T10:33:00Z

    More than 150 bags of rubbish containing nitrous oxide, or “laughing gas” as it is widely known, canisters and balloons have been picked up off Brighton Beach following a major Pride event at the weekend.

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    Safety monitoring solutions

    2019-08-01T06:00:00Z

    Monitoring gases, particularly oxygen, to ensure process safety has grown in importance over the years. There is an increasing need to run processes at optimal oxygen concentrations in order to increase efficiency, reduce process costs and to meet emissions regulation. This means that gas concentrations are frequently set close to ...

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    Cause of China ASU explosion

    2019-07-31T10:56:00Z

    Human error is the main cause of a recent explosion at an air separation plant (ASU) in China, a primary investigation has found.

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    US Patent & Trademark Office awards LifeGuard Technologies

    2019-07-22T09:22:00Z

    Pennsylvania-based safety hose manufacturer, LifeGuard Technologies, has been issued US Patent No. 10,344,902, by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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    Industrial Scientific acquires SAFER Systems

    2019-07-09T11:14:00Z

    Industrial Scientific, a Pittsburgh-based gas detection expert, has signed and closed on a definite agreement to acquire SAFER® Systems.

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    SSP: An integral part of Afrox’s 360-degree solutions

    2019-07-08T13:37:00Z

    Afrox’s Business Manager for Manufacturing Industries, Johann Pieterse, describes how Afrox’s full Safety Solutions Programme (SSP) has been incorporated into its 360° Solutions offering.

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    Cause of hydrogen station explosion identified

    2019-06-27T13:20:00Z

    An assembly error of a specific plug in a hydrogen tank in the high-pressure storage unit has been identified as the root cause of an explosion to a hydrogen station in Norway.

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    Nel releases updates from H2 station investigation

    2019-06-17T15:03:00Z

    The preliminary investigation into the recent explosion at a hydrogen station in Norway has found the incident started with a hydrogen leak in the high-pressure storage unit.

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    UL expands hazardous locations lab

    2019-06-11T15:44:00Z

    UL (Underwriters Laboratories) has opened its new hazardous locations (HazLoc) laboratory, which aims to accelerate manufacturing and supply chain safety, at its global headquarters in Northbrook, Illinois, US.

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    Air Products investigates explosion

    2019-06-03T13:59:00Z

    Air Products is investigating an explosion at its industrial gases plant in Santa Clara in the Bay Area, California, on Saturday (1 st June).

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    CGA recognises safety award winners

    2019-05-02T09:10:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) has announced the winners of its safety awards at the Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting.

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    BCGA issues warning

    2019-04-30T07:30:00Z

    Following the reported surge in metal theft, the British Compresses Gases Association (BCGA) is raising awareness of the procedures involved in handling returned gas cylinders.

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    BCGA 2019 Annual Conference review

    2019-04-11T16:56:00Z

    Dangerous goods, the environmental energy scene vs Brexit and how gas can decarbonise transport were just some of the areas discussed at the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) 2019 Annual Conference.