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    • Enclosed Industrial Areas A Possible Death Trap?

      by Tina Olivero

      You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it. It’s a silent killer in the industrial and commercial workplace. What is it? That’s right, it’s Carbon Monoxide, and it’s a killer. The invisible killer, Carbon Monoxide (CO) in workplaces is produced by machines, engines, and appliances that burn carbon-based fuels such as natural gas, LPG, […]

    • AOMS: New Occupational Medical Facility Keeps People Healthy

      by Tina Olivero

      It’s been forty years since the inception of Atlantic Offshore Medical Services (AOMS), an occupational medical facility created by the O’Shea family. A diverse and entrepreneurial family, the O’Sheas have committed their efforts toward the growth and success of AOMS throughout Atlantic Canada, in the past across Canada and internationally. Through the AOMS medical facility […]

    • Continuous “Hands Off” Insulation Resistance Testing of Critical Motors

      by Tina Olivero

      For decades, offshore oil and gas personnel have performed insulation resistance tests with handheld megohmmeters to prevent motor and generator failures that lead to costly unplanned shutdowns, production interruptions and rewinding repairs. However, these tests only provide a “snapshot” of motor or generator health. In a matter of only a few days, windings and cables […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • New Sensor: Monitors Workplace Temperatures

      by Tina Olivero

      thermoMETER CT Fastest Non contact IR- temp sensors for accurate readings IR temperature sensors of the thermoMETER CT series are most durable, robust and reliable with an extreme long life expectancy. This IR temperature sensor operates in 250°C environment without cooling and is used in a variety of applications within any industry from R&D to […]

    • Hazardous locations: Now have wireless connection

      by Tina Olivero

      The RGX Gateway provides wireless cloud connectivity in hazardous locations. Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to introduce the RGX ™ Gateway. The RGX Gateway will help you get your hands on the road to safety, panic, and man-down situations in-plant or in the field. A live map shows the location […]

    • Over 300 Oil & Gas companies adopt Dropsafe Nets

      by Tina Olivero

      Over 300 of the world’s major Oil & Gas (O&G) producers and contractors have adopted Dropsafe’s patented stainless steel mesh nets to protect against the risk of dropped objects, in a market development indicative of the industry’s continued drive to consolidate best practice and further improve workplace safety. Dropsafe is the leading provider of dropped […]

    • Atlantic Petroleum Show – June 20, 2018

      by Tina Olivero

      The Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show returns to Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador on June 20 – 21, 2018, with a refreshed focus on energy education. “It is time to reimagine the traditional trade show and focus on education and training for the energy industry,” says Wes Scott, President and CEO of EventWorx […]

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