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May 26, 2014 1054 Views

Using UPS My Choice to track package deliveries

A couple weeks ago, I placed an order online. The site suggested that I sign up for UPS MyChoice to be notified the time window my package would be delivered.

May 13, 2014 953 Views

Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Renting a Quantitative Respirator Fit Testing System

Respirator fit testing systems are the most frequently requested items in our rental pool. And over the years, we've heard a lot of stories from customers who had bad experiences, since there are so many things to consider. So, here's a short checklist to help you avoid the headaches and get the right quantitative system for your respirator fit testing requirements.

May 11, 2014 1167 Views

Ensuring accuracy during calibration on Testo emissions analyzers

You already know that before you use a Testo combustion and emissions analyzer, you should calibrate the instrument. That's fairly standard. But what if you get a non-standard reading during calibration?

May 5, 2014 935 Views

Never too early to think about heat stress

It may not be quite warm enough here in the Midwest to turn our thoughts to workers overheating, but in other parts of the country, it's definitely time to refocus on protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.

May 4, 2014 1271 Views

Clearing data from a Svantek SV-106 human vibration meter

There's a series of things we do before sending an instrument out to a customer for rental. One item in our checklist is to clear any existing test data from the device. Earlier today, I was preparing a Svantek SV-106 vibration meter to ship, and when I tried to clear the data, I got a file system error. How did I solve the problem?