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Preventing Carbon Dioxide Toxicity in Diving

Exposure to different levels of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) can affect the human body in a variety of ways. It’s important to have an understanding of the impact these levels can have and [...]

Preventing Carbon Dioxide Toxicity in Diving2022-08-25T14:33:16-06:00

How Firefighters Can Reduce Inhalation Risks

For many years, the consequences of not wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) were overlooked. Inhaling unseen toxic vapors, gases, and particulates can cause seriou [...]

How Firefighters Can Reduce Inhalation Risks2022-08-25T15:04:17-06:00

ISPE Good Practice Guide and Compressed Air

Compressed air, also referred to as process gas, is used in many capacities in the pharmaceutical industry. Regular quality control testing plays an important role in the safety o [...]

ISPE Good Practice Guide and Compressed Air2021-12-23T15:04:34-06:00

Compressed Breathing Air: Carbon Monoxide

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide The dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO) are well documented. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), each year more than 400 people die and 2 [...]

Compressed Breathing Air: Carbon Monoxide2021-12-23T16:34:39-06:00

Microbial Compressed Air Sampling Explained

Compressed air has been referred to as the fourth utility and is a diverse tool that is used by many different types of manufacturers.The use of compressed air is essential to many [...]

Microbial Compressed Air Sampling Explained2021-09-14T14:13:18-06:00

Compressed Air Systems: Causes of CO2 Contamination

A failed compressed air test can be a hassle, often leaving companies who thought their compressed air was contaminant free struggling to figure out what went wrong and how to cor [...]

Compressed Air Systems: Causes of CO2 Contamination2021-12-27T10:41:45-06:00

NFPA 1989: A Look at Firefighter Health and Safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that as of 2015 there were approximately 1,160,450 volunteer and career firefighters in the United States. When a firefight [...]

NFPA 1989: A Look at Firefighter Health and Safety2021-12-27T11:13:29-06:00

How to Designate ISO 8573-1 Purity Classes

The designation of ISO 8573-1 Purity Classes for compressed air includes the specification name and edition date, followed by the purity class number(s) in brackets. The designati [...]

How to Designate ISO 8573-1 Purity Classes2021-12-27T11:28:08-06:00

How to Sample for Particles, Water, and Oil

The International Food Safety & Quality Network (IFSQN) and Trace Analytics LLC detail the process involved with testing particles, water, and oil in compressed air or compres [...]

How to Sample for Particles, Water, and Oil2021-12-27T11:47:19-06:00
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