One of the most common hazardous gases that we are likely to encounter, it is important that workers are protected against exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) in the workplace. AES offers some of the best carbon monoxide detectors on the market, including: the MultiRAE, MultiRAE Lite, MultiRAE Pro, MicroRAE, QRAE 2, QRAE 3, MeshGuard, AreaRAE, ToxiRAE 3, MicroClip XL and the MicroClip X3.
What is carbon monoxide (CO)?
CO is a colourless, odourless and tasteless poisonous gas that can be fatal if inhaled, which is why it is often known as ‘the silent killer’. The only way to detect its presence is with a carbon monoxide alarm.
How is CO generated?
It can be produced whenever fuel is being burned, such as gasoline, propane, natural gas, oil or even timber. Basically, it is the product of incomplete combustion – if you have a fire, for example, you have CO.
Some of the reasons that CO could be present in the workplace include: malfunctioning or improperly installed fuel-burning appliances; vehicles, generators and other combustion engines (particularly if running in an enclosed space), back drafting and changes in air pressure.
It is essential that your workplace and individual workers have been equipped with carbon monoxide monitors as required.
Every carbon monoxide tester that we supply feature a digital display, which makes it easy to see the reading in any light, and will alarm both audibly and visually when CO concentrations become unsafe.
AES supplies our complete range of carbon monoxide detectors to all Australian capital cities, including: Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Canberra.