Articles by David D. Wagner

Gas detection 2011: Have the rules changed?

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

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?

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

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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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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