All industrial locations and factories can be considered as hazardous areas. The different types of hazards encountered in industry and which are responsible for accidents are burns, striking objects, asphyxiation, falls, electrocutions, vehicle accidents, etc.
Apart from the above-mentioned hazards, industrial air pollution is also one of the most important but less acknowledged hazards in many of the chemical factories. Hence it is necessary to monitor the working environment in factories for safety, as well as to ensure the workplace is healthy and free from pollutants.
Monitoring for safety is necessary because many of the gases, such as methane, propane, etc., that are stored in cylinders and used as fuel can be a source of explosion and fire hazards.
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