Can a Fire and Gas System be Considered a Safety Instrumented System?
There has been much industry debate over the categorization of Fire and Gas Systems (FGS) as Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), especially as the concept of functional safety matures in the marketplace and compliance to IEC 61508 / 61511 standards is more prevalent. Read our blog to learn more.
What Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Means and How to Calculate It
The global importance of Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) has grown substantially in the process industries over the years. However, SIL is still a complex concept that often is misinterpreted and incorrectly implemented. Read our latest blog post to get a better understanding of what SIL means and how it is calculated.
Hard Hats, Advancements, and Options in Head Protection – For Construction Pros Podcast
Significant advancements have been made to the hard hat during its 100 year history. But as standards continue to be evaluated and environments and workforce demographics change, the hard hat will still continue to evolve. Our latest blog post features a new “For Construction Pros” podcast discussing what MSA Safety experts predict for advancements in head protection moving forward.
Best Practices for Installing a Gas and Flame Detection System
When installing a new fixed flame and/or gas detection system, it’s critical that this installation is done properly and operate safely. Check out our latest blog post for some best practices to consider when getting a new detection system installed, commissioned, and operating to deliver 24/7 year-round protection.
The Industrial Revolution – How to Start Your Worker Safety Journey
Industry 4.0, with its digitalization and technology, is a journey, and navigating it effectively can give you an edge on the future of safety. Read this article and register for an upcoming webinar to learn more.
Understanding Terms Used in Confined Space Standards
You can’t apply what you don’t understand, so it’s important for all workers to understand the terminology found in relevant safety standards.
A Review Of The Gas Detection Technologies Available To You
As every application has a unique set of variables, it’s good to know that there are a variety of gas detection technologies designed to meet these unique applications. Learn more about the technologies available to you.
Gas Detection Then and Now: From the Canary to the Cloud
Advancements in technology are occurring at an incredible rate. Discover how portable gas detection has changed, from the canary to the cloud, and how the market has matured.