Some workplace hazards, such as an unsupported trench or a backing piece of equipment, are easy to spot. But others, such as a gas leak, often go unnoticed. That’s where instruments and monitors can play a lifesaving role.
Whether detecting gas levels, gas leaks or noise levels – or alerting other workers about a possible man-down situation – instruments and monitors are vital safety devices for workers in a number of industries, including construction, manufacturing and utilities. Here, industry insiders describe what’s new in this field and what workers and supervisors need to know about these devices.