All Safety articles – Page 14

  • Packaged oxygen

    Packaged oxygen – Safety and operational concerns


    Oxygen…a gas which is essential to life, but if not treated with respect, will claim life. As its name implies, it is an oxidising gas which will promote combustion at the slightest provocation. In the context of the gases industry, much care and attention is always paid to this elemental ...

  • Construction site health and safety

    Haskel constructs pressure test facility


    High pressure pump and valve manufacturer Haskel has completed the construction of a dedicated pressure testing facility at its site in Sunderland, UK.

  • Rack of cylinders showing test rings

    BCGA safety information for educational environments


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has produced an extensive catalogue of health and safety information for those responsible for using industrial, food and medical gases in educational environments.

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    Messer prized with 15 EIGA safety awards


    The world’s largest privately-run industrial gases company The Messer Group has been prized with no less than 15 safety awards by the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA).

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    North Park Innovations integrates Bacharach technology


    North Park Innovations, manufacturer of the iManifold® platform which allows HVAC contracters to accurately read data and diagnose sytmen issues, is now partnering with Bacharach, manufacturer of gas detection data solutions, monitoring and analysis instrumentation, to incorporate data from the Bacharach INSIGHT ® Plus combustion analyser into the iManifold cloud ...

  • Health and safety keyboard

    New Cosmos Electric sets ambitious goals


    Based in Osaka, Japan, New Cosmos Electric develops a wide range of products including residential gas alarms, industrial gas alarm systems, portable gas detectors, and odour sensors. All of which incorporate the companies unique gas sensor technology.

  • Health and safety quality control compliance

    Japan introduces new plant safety system policy


    On the 1 st of April, the ‘smart industrial and product safety policy’ came into effect in Japan to strengthen safety awareness in high-pressure gas businesses. The policy comes into play in light of the serious accidents, fatalities and injuries that have occurred in recent years, centred around petrochemical ...

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    Bronkhorst launches new low flow meter


    Bronkhorst High-Tech has released a new version of its mini CORI-FLOW Ex d series Coriolis mass flow meter for low flow rates, suitable for use in hazardous areas.

  • rare gas zr based purifier exposed to nitrogen

    A safe approach to gas purification


    Ultra-high purity gases are a necessity in many industries, including fabrication of electronics, photovoltaic, and lighting components, as well as generation of high purity carrier gases for laboratory, medical and life science uses. In many cases, the end-users may be unaware of the risks associated with selecting, installing and operating ...

  • cylinders

    Trends in packaged gases


    A major component of the US industrial gas business involves the distribution of packaged gases. These include all kinds of gas products, including industrial, medical, rare, and specialty gases at variable purity levels and pressures. 

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    Emerson completes acquisition of MYNAH


    Emerson has announced that it has completed the purchase of MYNAH Technologies, a long-time Emerson alliance partner and a leading provider of dynamic simulation and operator training software.

  • oxygen cylinders spain

    BCGA pledges to end rogue gas supply


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has pledged its support to put an end to rogue gas suppliers in the hospitality sector, with one of its senior members appointed to a key health and safety hospitality group.

  • Gss medical

    GSS announces ‘world’s fastest’ CO2 sensor


    Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS) Ltd, the LED-based nondispersive infrared (NDIR) detector specialist, has launched its new SprintlR 6s .

  • Bacharach

    Bacharach updates refrigerant monitor


    Bacharach announces updates for continuous refrigerant monitor allowing early detection of refrigerant gas leaks down to 1ppm.

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    Daikin Industries launches low GWP refrigerant


    Daikin Industries, Ltd., air conditioner and refrigerant manufacturer based in Osaka, Japan, announced in March the launch of R-407H refrigerant, which has approximately 62% lower global warming potential (GWP) than commonly used R-404A refrigerant today.

  • Compliance, sign with sky background

    Time to comply: Food Safety and Modernization Act


    If you are a large company with more than 500 employees you’re already in the middle of dealing with compliance issues surrounding the provisions of the US government’s Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA). As for everyone else, primarily most of our readership in the industrial gas manufacturing, and gases ...

  • Haskel Hydraulic driven gas booster

    Haskel to launch new H-Drive Gas Booster


    Haskel International, high-pressure solutions and an Accudyne Industries brand, will share the official launch of its H-Drive gas booster in Germany at the Hannover Messe exhibition for hydrogen (H2), fuel cells and batteries, from the 24th-28th April.

  • health and safety goggles

    Causes of Airgas plant explosion revealed


    An official report into a fatal explosion at an Airgas, Inc. plant in Florida, US, last year has revealed that inadequate safety measures were the root cause of the incident.

  • Mocon dansensor leak protego

    MOCON expands availability of LeakProtego system


    MOCON, international provider of instruments and services for testing, measuring and analysing invisible gases, is now expanding the availability of its Dansensor® LeakProtego online system.

  • Tony edwards bcga national president

    BCGA 2017 review: A platform for success


    The BCGA Annual Conference 2017 has this evening drawn to a close in Manchester, UK, focusing on the technologies, professionalism and spirit of collaboration that can enable the industry’s next wave of growth to be realised.