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Safety is a proven priority at West Yorkshire Fire service with the ACG+

We all know that fire fighters are trained to help protect us against fire hazards, but do you ever wonder who’s looking after them? Fire fighters put themselves in danger without a second thought, the least that can be done for them is supplying crews with stringently safe and reliable equipment. Incidents of contaminated breathing air being used are reported … Continue reading

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World Safety and Health Day
Happy World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at work – the right to a safe and healthy working environment

Today is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and we can’t help but bang the awareness drum enough for this one. The core of our business is to produce life-saving equipment to those working in hostile environments. Every year almost 2 million people are reported to lose their lives due to inadequate health and safety procedures. In addition, … Continue reading

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'We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve'

Don’t be afraid of Feedback – Smarter Supply Chain conference

Everyone knows how effective and integral a supply chain can be within an industry, but like all changing markets and economies they face challenges and require constant adaption to remain useful. This week we attended NOF’s Smarter Supply Chain conference, which allowed delegates to delve into the depths of supplier relationships, the strength of communication and efficiency of the UK’s … Continue reading

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Looking after the air you breathe

US firefighters pay a heavy price for contamination in gas cylinders

In our latest blog post, we take a look at contamination in gas cylinders and how it can be a dangerous problem in any industry which uses breathing air. A recent incident at a Fire Department in Henderson, Nevada, prompted emergency action and a hefty bill for city officials. Firefighters reported a smell of petroleum coming from the air tanks … Continue reading

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We pride ourselves on being thorough.

When is a Nitrogen Monitor not a Nitrogen Monitor?

No matter what industry you work in, whether it be diving, academia, aerospace or catering you will no doubt have your own industry specific language. My favourite take on this is this relatively famous “Turbo Encabulator” video. It would be correct to say that nobody knows your products or services as well as you do – that is only right. … Continue reading

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Arablab highlights
Analox at ArabLab

Analox at ArabLab 2015 : The Expo highlights

Last week saw the 2015 ArabLab kick off in Dubai at the International Exhibition Centre. We attended, along with 108 other companies from the UK, exhibiting a range of equipment and services directed at the laboratory industry. By Sunday evening, the exhibition hall was filled with walkways of red carpets and stands of varying sizes for the 926 exhibitors from … Continue reading

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Diver with a feather duster
Has Ken Dodd been diving again?

Divertickleitus – mystery ailment surfaces in the UK SCUBA diving community

Evidently the Divertickleitus outbreak was an April Fool’s Day hoax perpetrated by a prankster from Itchen Abbas, Hampshire. Mr Stickrod-Tingle, a disgruntled snorkeler with a bee in his bonnet, has now apologised for any inconvenience and promised not to do it again. Until 2016 at least. Here’s hoping it didn’t go viral… (Intial news item) Unconfirmed reports are flooding in of … Continue reading

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(l-r) Mejra Kozlo, Paul Smith, Dr. Sam Semir Osmanagich.

Air monitoring in the Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids – Part 1

It has all the ingredients of a thrilling novel or an exciting blockbuster movie: strange megalithic structures, sacred geometry, mysterious tunnels and a charismatic explorer on the trail of an ancient truth. But this is no work of fiction. In the fertile valley of Visoko, some 30 kilometres from Sarajevo, researchers and volunteers have spent the last ten years gradually … Continue reading

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Setting up an exhibition stand
Having a dry-run of setting up our exhibition stand... Nothing could be easier!

Preparing for ArabLab – there are no stupid questions!

Getting organised to attend an exhibition or conference is no easy task, throw in rules, regulations and lengthy lead times from attending a show such as ArabLab in the United Arab Emirates and you’ve got yourself a real challenge. This year we’ve decided some of our time to investigate the demand for our products in the laboratory market within the … Continue reading

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At the NOF energy conference
At the NOF energy conference

At the NOF energy conference – seven good reasons to network!

How often have you needed a plumber, electrician, or mechanic and instead of hitting the yellow pages (or Google if you’re living in the 21st century!) you ask for recommended companies already used by family, friends, or even friends of friends. It’s clear that word-of-mouth is a very powerful tool. A survey conducted by smallbiztrends.com revealed 85% of those questioned … Continue reading

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