Nitrogen is an essential element to all forms of life but can also pose a threat. Known as the invisible killer, due to it’s odourless and tasteless nature, nitrogen gas can be lethal if inhaled in high concentrations.
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Hydrogen Sulfide is a naturally occurring chemical that can be produced by bacteria in low oxygen environments, used in many industries despite its hazardous nature.
Mining safety standards have evolved dramatically since personnel were first using canaries to signal the presence of dangerous gases underground.
Look inside a ChemSAFE blast-resistant building. This video highlights the features of a custom ChemSAFE BRB, including positive pressure, digital gas
A retelling of the Pasminco underground mine fire and the true experience of workers before refuge chambers became compulsory.
Supporting the next generation of mining and safety leaders through the South Dakota Mines Mine Rescue Team Scholarship, 2021.
Learn the basics of the MineSAFE Standard Design Refuge Chamber.
In this video, you’ll learn about underground mine refuge chambers, standard components and parts, signage, and the basics of a sealed environment.
After an explosion, the sudden release of energy results in a blast wave… generally measured in overpressure…Chemical shelters…
Hydrogen sulfide is exceptionally hazardous, due to its high levels of flammability and toxicity. Risks to personnel should be known…
Yes and no. Whether you can safely stay insides during a chemical emergency or hazardous event will depend on the shelter, your environment…