Fixed Gas & Flame Detection

Understanding Functional Safety: Ensuring Reliability in Critical Systems

In a world increasingly reliant on technology, the importance of functional safety cannot be overstated. Functional safety is a critical aspect of engineering that focuses on ensuring systems operate safely, reliably, and consistently, particularly in applications where failure could result in harm to people, damage to the environment, or financial losses.

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How to Combat Calibration Drift in Gas Sensors

Calibration drift refers to the gradual shift in the accuracy and reliability of a detector’s measurement of gas concentrations over time. Fixed gas detectors play a pivotal role in safety, as they monitor the presence of hazardous gases in various environments, including industrial settings, laboratories, and confined spaces. Calibration is a critical aspect of ensuring that a gas detector functions correctly and provides accurate readings.

The Importance of Calibrating Fixed Gas Detectors for Safety

Fixed gas detectors play a critical role in safeguarding people, places, and the planet against potentially life-threatening gases in environments ranging from high value industrial complexes to laboratories and hazardous...

What You Should Know About NFPA 72®

Because NFPA 72 is a vital part of fire and gas safety, it’s important for industrial organizations that are concerned with fire protection and life safety hazards to understand the critical changes within the code; especially changes that have occurred over the past several years.

Understanding Hazardous Areas

Many industrial settings harbor hazardous areas that can pose significant risks to workers, equipment, and the environment. Understanding and properly managing these hazards is crucial for maintaining a safe and...

Hydrogen: Big Potential, Big Safety Challenges – Are You Ready?

Best practices, safety measures, and detection technologies for working safely with hydrogen.

Wastewater Treatment: Why Monitoring Wet Wells Is Crucial to Staying Compliant with NFPA Code 820

Is your facility doing everything it can to ensure compliance with NFPA Code 820? Specifically, is it effectively monitoring wet wells for potentially lethal (and often invisible) combustible gases? Keep reading to learn more.

Using Layers of Protection for Ethylene Safety

Widely available and transportable, ethylene gas (C2H4) is becoming a preferred resource around the world. Its versatility makes it suitable for a variety of applications ranging from power generation to...

How FieldServer Gateway Technology Can Help Improve Hazard Detection and Worker Safety

The new HazardWatch FX-12 Fire and Gas Detection System, when installed with a FieldServer ProtoAir gateway and connected to the MSA Grid cloud platform, empowers safety personnel to make better, faster decisions.

Keeping Astronauts Safe on the International Space Station

For MSA Safety, helping men and women stay safe does not apply to just those working on earth, but also to those working in space. Now onboard the International Space...