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Gas Detection: Unseen Dangers for the Lone Worker

May 23, 2017

Toxic gases are sometimes invisible to the naked eye and can often only be detected with a gas monitor, but they can be harmful and potentially fatal. They pose one of the greatest threats to industrial workers, yet they're used in many different industries and workers are exposed to them every day. ...Read More

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Does Lone Worker Monitoring Make the Buddy System Obsolete?

May 09, 2017

Most of us are familiar with the “buddy” system. In elementary school (and especially on field trips) it worked like this: Everyone pairs up with a “buddy.” That means you two are responsible for ensuring each other’s safety. Simple and efficient, right? Maybe not... ...Read More


The Hazards of Confined Spaces

April 24, 2017

If you work in the industrial field, you’ve probably heard dozens of stories about worker fatalities due to falls, toxic atmospheres, and uncontrolled energy. All of these incidents, and more, can occur in confined spaces such as tanks, manholes, tunnels, trenches, and sewers. If a confined space is “permit-required,” it can pose even more threats. ...Read More