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Working Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic At Altitude Safety

13/08/2020

The health, safety & wellbeing of all those who work with and for us, as well as the general public is always our top priority.   We have introduced a range of measures in line with the UK Government, Public Health England and our own ‘Citrus Group  COVID-19’ risk assessment. These measures are to protect ...

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Altitude Safety Move to “Safety Critical” Business Model

31/03/2020

Further to our last update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we communicated the substantial precautions we are taking to protect the safety of our employees, customers, partners and general public against Coronavirus (COVID-19). This remains our top priority. As of tomorrow, we have taken the decision to move to a “safety critical” business model. This ...

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Altitude Safety Still Here to Support You

24/03/2020

Last week we communicated the substantial precautions we are taking to protect the safety of our employees, customers, partners and general public against Coronavirus (COVID-19). This remains our top priority. You may have seen an update from our parent company Citrus Training. They have taken some substantial additional measures to ensure they play their part ...

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Coronavirus Official Statement

12/03/2020

Altitude Safety continues to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation Nationally, and the safety of our employees, customers and partners is our top priority. In conjunction with our Group Safety Committee, we have already implemented additional precautions both internally for our staff and externally for our customers, delegates, partners and wider supply chain. Due to the nature ...

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Celebrating 10 years of providing safety solutions nationwide

08/05/2019

Altitude Safety was founded in 2009 with a vision to deliver quality safety equipment solutions for confined spaces, hazardous areas, working at height and cable detection to the market place. Started by a Safety Equipment Engineer, Altitude’s focus was on providing quality equipment whether it be via service, purchase, or hire solutions. After a period ...

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Why monitoring oxygen doesn’t protect from carbon dioxide

24/05/2017 Gas Detection

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is gas used or produced in many industries, if not directly in the products, in cooling and refrigeration systems. Possibly because of its association with breathing (we breathe in oxygen and breathe out CO2), the toxic nature of CO2 is not always appreciated. As a result, some believe that the level of oxygen ...

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Why you shouldn’t spark up

10/05/2017 Gas Detection

This article was first posted on Crowcon. Think back to the last time you wanted to test your flammable gas detector. You’re busy; you want something quick and convenient. An obvious answer is a cigarette lighter, isn’t it? A quick squirt of gas should do the job. Shouldn’t it? If ‘the job’ is ruining your ...

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Pellistor Sensors – All you need to know

21/02/2017 Gas Detection

This article was first posted on Crowcon. Pellistor sensors (or catalytic bead sensors) have been the primary technology for detecting flammable gases since the ‘60s. Despite having discussed several issues relating to the detection of flammable gases and VOC, we have not yet looked at how pellistors work. To make up for this, we are ...

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