Investing in a reliable and top-notch gas detection system can be extremely beneficial for both residential and commercial properties.
In industrial settings where gas emissions can go undetected, having a gas detection system installed within the facility can help ensure that the workers are working in a safe and conducive environment. For homeowners in Malaysia, gas detection systems are a sound investment to make if they want to ensure that their family is protected from hazardous gas leaks and carbon monoxide poisoning.
But besides from detecting serious problems that can have fatal effects, there are other considerations that you need to bear in mind when investing in a gas detection system. Here are the best reasons why you should up a gas detection system in your facility today:
Workers cannot rely on their own sense of smell to detect if the air is already contaminated with poisonous gases. This is because humans don’t have a great sense of smell, so by the time someone has sniffed gas, it’s already too late.
Without a reliable gas detection system to detect threats, workers are exposed to potentially hazardous gases that can severely affect their health, or even result in their untimely death. In fact, in 2017, a 29-year-old welder died while his two colleagues fainted after inhaling toxic gas while repairing a leaking ship tanker at Apas Parit, Borneo.
Such accidents could have been avoided if a portable gas detection system was deployed. Although it isn’t entirely a minor investment to make, the money you’ll spend on such safety equipment will help you avoid disastrous accidents in the long run.
The primary benefit of a gas detection system is that it provides both homeowners and business owners with continuous, real-time monitoring of gas levels in all areas of their property. Even if there’s an area left unmanned the majority of the time, they still need constant monitoring to warn the occupants of a hazardous environment before entering.
When the presence of hazardous gases is detected before they create a toxic environment, the safety risk is also reduced significantly. Gas detection systems give you time to evaluate the severity of the situation in which every second can mean the difference between inconvenience and disaster.
Complying with Regulations
For sectors such as offshore and onshore gas fields, complying with safety rules and regular is of utmost importance to ensure seamless day-to-day operations. Gas detection systems are required by several national and international organizations, such as OSHA, and neglecting them could not only result to a safety breach, but also to a violation of integral protocols set forth by these organizations.
Progressive Safety Equipment offers top-notch gas detection systems and services for all residents and industrial, petrochemical, and oil and gas companies in Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore. Contact us today to learn more about our safety equipment and services.