• Published: 26 Aug 2011
  • Incident ID: 3378

HSE Issues Gas Detector Safety Alert

Cause & Consequence

  • Not Assigned
Incident Consequence
Not Assigned

Incident Location

Onshore terminal

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source


Specific Incident Equipment

Status Mentor PGD2 gas detector

Lessons Identified

This Safety Notice is being issued as a result of investigations by the Health and Safety Executive into the Status Scientific Controls portable gas detector type Mentor PGD2. This instrument is intended to be used for the protection of personnel entering or working in an environment where there is a possibility of flammable or toxic gas being present.

Incident Recommendations

Corrective Actions and Recommendations:

No Status Mentor PGD2 gas meter should be used until it has been verified that the correct software version is installed and that the low battery alarm point is correctly configured in accordance with the instructions provided on the Status Scientific Controls website:

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