Articles by Leslie Mitchell

High-pressure hydraulic “fracking” poses silica exposures

August 1, 2013
Hydraulic fracturing has been used for hydrocarbon recovery for decades, but has become widespread in North America due to a modern process known as horizontal slick water fracking


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5 gas detection misconceptions

October 5, 2012
In recent years, portable gas detectors have shrunk in size and cost while many new features have been added: automatic time-weighted average (TWA) and short-term exposure limit (STEL) calculations, data logging, man-down alarm, and wireless capabilities to name a few.


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Lean & green gas detection

Reduce your instrument’s carbon footprint
September 1, 2011
Not a single day goes by without media reports warning of increasing CO2 levels, rising temperatures and sea levels resulting from global climate change.


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From grain silos to tank cars

July 9, 2009
A cross-sampling of confined spaces will help you understand the variety of hazards workers face every day.
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