Articles by David D. Wagner

Gas detection 2011: Have the rules changed?

May 3, 2011

When the editors of ISHN asked me to write an article concerning changes to gas detection in this decade, the second decade of the twenty-first century, I welcomed the opportunity to look back and explore whether or not the rules that govern gas monitoring in industry really have changed over the years.

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Unsolved mysteries

June 30, 2008
Gas monitors warn of mysterious dangers in the atmosphere, yet mysteries remain surrounding the monitors and the way they are used.
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Looking for the right confined space gas monitor?

May 25, 2007
Since legislation regarding entry into confined spaces was established in 1993, safety professionals have been on a quest to find the ideal confined space gas monitor. The instrument must be easy to use, detects and identifies all potential hazards, lasts forever and requires no calibration, testing or preventive maintenance. Does such an instrument exist?
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Gas monitoring

November 1, 2006
Six years ago I penned an article discussing the benefits of fitting best work practices vs. pure regulatory compliance into gas monitoring processes.
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