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Made in the USA Favorites
Jun 26th 2019

Made in the USA Favorites

As we get closer to Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, we’re taking a moment to celebrate this great nation of ours and why it’s important to buy safety products made in the USA. In addition to supporting local and domestic businesses, safety products made in America tend to be more durable and reliable than those made abroad. Learn more about why you should always buy safety products m … read more
Dangers of Gas Detection in Cold Weather
Feb 14th 2019

Dangers of Gas Detection in Cold Weather

For people in North America, especially the northern regions, this time of year marks a shift in weather and working conditions. When leaves start changing colors, people start to gather firewood and homeowners begin winterizing because they know what the temperatures will soon be. In an article written for Safety+Health magazine, published by the National Safety Council, Analisa Harangozo of P … read more
3M Scott Fire & Safety Products
Dec 18th 2018

3M Scott Fire & Safety Products

For workers who need gas detection equipment, PK Safety has added another option for you. We now carry products from 3M Scott Fire & Safety. 3M Scott Fire & Safety provides rugged protective equipment for harsh working conditions and the accessories and supplies to get jobs done efficiently, comfortably, and safely. They’ve protected thousands of workers around the world, and we’re proud to car … read more
Real-Time Gas Detection That Delivers Ultimate Safety
Mar 15th 2018

Real-Time Gas Detection That Delivers Ultimate Safety

Deciding which type of gas monitor is right for you depends on what you need it to specifically detect. For use in confined spaces there is an excellent new portable gas detector that can detect combustibles (LEL), oxygen, and toxics. It’s the ALTAIR 4XR, a new multi-gas monitor designed and engineered by MSA for detection of LEL, O2, H2S, CO, with multiple toxic gas sensing options availabl … read more
RKI Instruments New GX-6000 Gas Monitor with Benzene Specific Measuring Mode
Oct 25th 2017

RKI Instruments New GX-6000 Gas Monitor with Benzene Specific Measuring Mode

RKI Instruments’ product philosophy is based on the core belief that gas detection devices should be built to last. The advantages of gas monitors engineered by RKI Instruments include their proven reliability and accuracy. The GX-6000 Monitor is a game changer, and it just got even better with the Benzene Specific measuring mode. With the new highly selective 10.0 eV PID sensor, the GX-6000 ca … read more
New Must-Have Gas Leak Detector and CO Meter from Klein Tools
Oct 20th 2017

New Must-Have Gas Leak Detector and CO Meter from Klein Tools

We are excited to announce gas detector devices recently introduced by Klein Tools – specifically for HVAC and construction applications - a Carbon Monoxide Meter ET110 and a Combustible Gas Leak Detector ET120. Learn About the NEW Carbon Monoxide Meter ET110 According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), carbon monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of acci … read more
Gas Detection: How Catalytic Bead Sensors Work and Why O2 Sensors Are Important
Sep 29th 2017

Gas Detection: How Catalytic Bead Sensors Work and Why O2 Sensors Are Important

Confined spaces found in refineries, chemical plants, and mines, may contain toxic and combustible gases and lack a safe level of oxygen. Inspecting and working in these types of spaces requires reliable gas detection in order to stay safe and be aware of any danger before entering, and knowing when to ventilate or evacuate. A lot of our customers look for the highest level of protection combin … read more
Don’t Die in a Sewer
Sep 8th 2017

Don’t Die in a Sewer

By Luke Laggis, Editor, Municipal Sewer & Water Magazine Educate yourself and your crews, and take every necessary step to make sure no one becomes a victim. Wastewater work is important. We champion the work you do in every issue of MSW. But no sewer line problem is worth dying over. Accidents happen all the time. All too often they’re the result of shortcuts, of failing to tak … read more
Top 5 BW Multi-Gas Monitors For Shutdown/Turnarounds
Apr 21st 2017

Top 5 BW Multi-Gas Monitors For Shutdown/Turnarounds

Operational shutdown/turnarounds are when maintenance and renewal work is performed in oil and gas refineries. They can occur at any time between three to five years and allow for businesses to maintain safe operations, stay competitive and meet government regulations. Poorly conducted shutdown/turnarounds can cost businesses millions of dollars in lost revenue and drive up operating cost … read more
From 1 To 4: Chevron Switching To 4-Gas Monitors
Apr 18th 2017

From 1 To 4: Chevron Switching To 4-Gas Monitors

We have heard from a couple of our top sales reps in the gas monitor industry that Chevron refineries are moving forward requiring the use of 4-gas monitors in their process units instead of the old requirement of just single H2S gas monitors. This is a big shift for contractors and the oil giant’s in-house team to switch from using single-gas to 4-gas monitors. This change is slated for o … read more
The Danger of Cold Weather and Gas Detection
Mar 25th 2017

The Danger of Cold Weather and Gas Detection

By Matt Murdock, COO at Wind River Investments and Alert Plus, LLC Across the northern regions the leaves have changed color and fallen from the trees, the sound of chainsaws fills the forests as people gather firewood for the coming winter, and homeowners have begun winterizing their houses as temperatures drop. Mean winter temperatures in much of North America will go well be … read more
Product Experts' Picks: Top 3 Single-Gas Monitors
Feb 7th 2017

Product Experts' Picks: Top 3 Single-Gas Monitors

Every month our Product Experts offer top product picks for a given category. This month we provide our favorites for single-gas monitors because they are some of our most popular gas detection products that play a pivotal role in ensuring workplace safety.  Top 3 Single-Gas Monitors: BW Clip Detector– You turn it on, it runs for 2 years, you throw it away. If every gas … read more