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Portable vs. Fixed Gas Detection Systems - Otis Instruments

Portable vs. Fixed Gas Detection Systems

The difference between portable and fixed gas detection systems is their monitoring capabilities and limitations. Portable detection instruments can notify workers of dangerous emissions upon the entry of an affected area, while fixed instruments can provide continuous monitoring of a specific location in a workplace facility.   Although both gas detection systems can help improve workplace…

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Portable Monitors for Personal Safety - Otis Instruments

Portable Monitors for Personal Safety

Whether for single or multiple gas monitoring within an application, portable monitors help ensure the personal safety of workers in the field. Compact and lightweight, these monitors offer fast and reliable detection from the risks of toxic and flammable gases. When utilizing portable monitors for personal safety, additional benefits include: Real-time gas readings Real-time battery…

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Fixed Gas Detection for Continuous Monitoring - Otis Instruments

Fixed Gas Detection for Continuous Monitoring

Fixed gas detection systems aim to provide end users with a continuous air quality monitoring solution, as they detect the presence of toxic and combustible gases around the clock.  If atmospheric hazards appear to be chronically present within an area that workers enter routinely, implementing fixed gas detection equipment may be appropriate to ensure worksite…

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The Importance of Gas Detection Training for Worksite Safety - Otis Instruments

The Importance of Gas Detection Training for Worksite Safety

To fully depend upon gas detectors to properly identify potential hazards within the workplace, users must acquire specific knowledge about their gas detection systems–driving worksite safety upward.  A structured gas detection training program, both hands-on and remote, enables worksite supervisors and personnel to be trained in equipment usage, performance, maintenance and performing light repairs.   Without…

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Choosing Flame Detection for Industrial Safety - Otis Instruments

Choosing Flame Detection for Industrial Safety

In the oil and gas industry, as well as in a wide range of other hazardous process and manufacturing industries, flame detection equipment is essential in preventing catastrophic fires and ensuring industrial safety. To choose an appropriate flame detection system for an application, personnel must consider process and site performance requirements–aiming to mitigate associated hazards.    …

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