Why is CO2 not seen as dangerous?

Did you know that carbon dioxide or CO2 becomes a poisonous gas when there is too much of it in the air you breathe? High CO2 levels can cause headaches, dizziness, confusion, loss of consciousness and even death. CO2 is an odourless, colourless and tasteless gas and is undetectable by the human senses but for some reason, a high percentage … Continue reading

Paris International Dive Show 2020

Analox flew to Paris this month to visit some of our key partners at Salon de la Plongee Dive Show. The Paris International Dive Show is the only event in France dedicated to the underwater world and has been for the last 21 years. The event is acknowledged and praised worldwide for its organization and has become a reference in … Continue reading

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New Year, New Achievements

Analox are very pleased to be opening 2020 on a high after passing our Cyber Essentials Plus security audit!  Cyber Essentials Plus helps us to protect Analox and secure our systems against cyber attacks.  There are 5 technical controls that we needed to provide evidence for to be successful in this audit: Secure internet connection Secure devices and software Control … Continue reading

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Bartender pouring beer from a dispenser which uses gas for pressure.

Which gas detection monitor is right for me?

Commercial gases are used commonly in areas where humans are often working including leisure facilities like bars, restaurants, swimming pools, theatres and sporting stadiums. Carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen (N2) are often used in the soft drink carbonation process and as a pressure tool in dispensing beverages. Why do I need to monitor gas levels? Although small amounts of CO2 … Continue reading

Emergency exit from a confined space in an underground tank.
Confined space- Emergency exit for an underground tank.

What confined space regulations apply to restaurants, breweries and bars?

The most frequent confined spaces found in the beverage and hospitality industry include cellars, walk-in coolers, commercial refrigerators and freezers. These cool areas are built with limited space and an airtight seal, the risk is even more heightened due to their use of CO2.     A carbon dioxide leak would quickly become a health hazard to an employee entering the … Continue reading

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The team at Dive Georgia, look out for them at this year's DEMA!

Distributor Spotlight: Dive Georgia

  Safety meets adventure at DEMA    We’re supporting our partner Dive Georgia at this year’s DEMA, the global destination for scuba diving industry.    The exhibition provides a platform for all those who work in, and are passionate about the dive industry, to check out the latest equipment developments and trends emerging. Analox’s safety devices, for checking the levels … Continue reading

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Not so scary ghost is easier to see than CO2 gas!

Make sure it’s only the ghost stories making you faint this Halloween, not CO2!

  Halloween can be a scary time of year, with tales of ghosts and ghouls, spookily decorated houses and everyone from kids to animals dressed as spiders, witches, zombies and mummies… but make sure they’re the only things making you want to pass out! Another invisible threat that could get your heart rate up and take your breath away, is … Continue reading

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Analox's personal CO2 Alarm, the CO2BUDDY.

Guide to using Personal CO2 Alarms

  Personal CO2 safety Alarms – what are they? If you work in an environment where you could be exposed to increased levels of CO2 you need to consider investing in personal CO2 alarms. A personal CO2 alarm is a lightweight device with CO2 sensor and alarm method to notify the user of a potential leak or dangerous levels of … Continue reading

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Gentleman enjoying a beer at Oktoberfest.

It’s Beer o’clock at Oktoberfest!

  The largest celebration of beer and folk festival activities in the world will be starting this weekend with Oktoberfest kicking off on 21st September.  Each year the official host city,  Munich in Germany, attracts more than six million people from around the world. Pubs and pop up bars will be using CO2 in abundance as they satisfy the demand … Continue reading

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Those working around CO2 gas cylinders need protecting from potential leaks.

Why do I need a personal CO2 monitor?

A guide to personal CO2 safety monitoring The safety of your staff and customers within your workplace or facility is a high priority, this includes keeping personnel safe from CO2 leaks and gas exposure.   Ensuring ventilation in confined areas and places where gas is used and stored is important, but not the only answer. Ventilation of an area often … Continue reading