All Safety articles – Page 5

  • Safety tips for handling dry ice.

    When a cover up is a good thing


    Unique among the industrial gas products is a substance that is neither a gas nor a liquid, but a solid form of carbon dioxide—dry ice. As discussed in our report on page 42 of this issue, dry ice is used extensively in the food industry and increasingly for applications in ...

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    New FDA regulations and enforcement


    Tom Badstubner, President and Medical, Food and Specialty Gas Consultant at Asterisk, LLC in Lewisville, provides a thorough overview of the latest proposed modernizations to medical gas regulations that will be more appropriate and should eradicate confusion. 

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    BCGA elects new president


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has elected a new national president to build on the trade body’s strong foundations – and shape a strong voice for the future.

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    BCGA: The safe use of gases in the steel industry


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has published a new Guidance Note 34 which gives comprehensive advice on the safe use of gases in the steel industry.

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    BCGA 2018 review: At the forefront of best safety practice


      The BCGA Annual Conference 2018 has this evening drawn to a close in Leeds, UK, providing attendees with a wide-ranging and very interesting speaker programme that explored the latest developments and current issues facing the industry.

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    BCGA annual conference underway


    The BCGA Annual Conference 2018 is underway here in Leeds, UK with the official opening speech given by President-Elect, Tim Hulbert.

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    Digitisation: Developing the virtual training classroom


    The Linde Group operates a central simulation system in Pullach, Germany, to train plant operators around the world specifically for their work – realistically and in a safe environment at the respective locations. Now, the company is working with technology from Siemens to implement the virtual training platform at the ...

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    New environmental diagnostic assessment service


    To help companies identify and satisfy their federal, state and local environmental compliance obligations J.J. Keller Associates, Inc. has introduced the Environmental Diagnostic Assessment Service.

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    BCGA puts welding health and safety on the radar


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has put welding health and safety on the radar in a video produced under HSE’s ‘Go Home Healthy’ campaign.

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    Cook Compression celebrates safety milestone


    Engineered compressor solutions expert Cook Compression has celebrated 1,075 consecutive days without a lost time accident at its UK facility in Ellesmere Port. 

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    BCGA issues new guidance


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has produced a new guide providing compreshive advice on the key issues surrounding vehicular transportation in the industry.

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    Exclusive: Swiss Safety Center AG discusses recent merger


    gas world spoke to Raffael Schubiger, Swiss Safety Center AG’s CEO, to find out more about the newly formed company and how the merger came about.

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    Horton appoints leader and welcomes new additions


    The Horton Group – the insurance, employee benefits and risk advisory firm – appoints new practice leader and welcomes two further additions to the team. 

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    Why the black hole in LNG safety?


    The industrial gases business is built upon the Zero Ambition, its absolute commitment to safety. It is a central pillar of the industry; the first and foremost paradigm.

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    E Instruments' monitors for real-time analysis and reports


    E Instruments presents its complete family of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitors – all of which have the capability to run real-time air quality analysis and reports.

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    Gas Sensing Solutions CO2 sensor increases diver safety


    Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS) and AP Diving have collaborated to develop the CozIR™ Wide Range CO 2 sensor that increases diver safety.

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    BCGA updates guidance


    The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has updated and broadened the scope of its guidance which details strategies to avoid the release of gases in the workplace.

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    Sensor Electronics introduces new ammonia detector


    Sensor Electronics, developer of reliable gas detector and analyser products, introduces its new IR Evolution™ ammonia detector.

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    Seven tips for inert gas weld purging of pipes


    Safe and effective welding advice, by Dr. Michael Fletcher, Huntingdon Fusion Techniques.

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    Food safety


    Under changes to the US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) the quality of food contact gases such as nitrogen and carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) are now managed as food ingredients, not just during food and beverage processing, but through the entire supply and distribution chain.