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Industrial Scientific Online Training CombinesConvenience with World-Class, Gas Hazard Safety Instruction

August 9, 2007

Health & Safety

Pittsburgh, PA, USA — To further fulfill its mission of providing the best customer service, Industrial Scientific has introduced its Firefighter Hazard Awareness course in an online format.
An alternative to the ongoing classroom-based course, the online training gives students a convenient option, which allows them to learn at their own pace.

The course has been designed and taught by fire service professionals to explain how to detect gas hazards commonly encountered in this profession. There are 10 online modules in this course with a quiz at the end of each module. Students successfully completing the final exam at the end of the course will receive a competency certificate. Interested students can register for the course by logging on to http://www.indsci.com/serv_train_ffha_online.asp and following the prompts.

Topics covered in the online course include:
Atmospheric Hazards
Atmospheric Testing
Fire Service Applications
Sensor Technology
Bump Testing & Calibration
Datalogging & Industrial Hygiene
Gas Monitor Operation and Maintenance

Other online courses covering instrument operation and industry-specific applications will be released in the future to provide convenience and accessibility to quality gas detection training.

About Industrial Scientific Corporation:
Industrial Scientific Corporation is a global leader in designing, manufacturing, selling and servicing gas monitoring instruments, systems and related products. With continuous improvements in engineering and R&D, lean manufacturing operations and expanded service capabilities, Industrial Scientific is widely known for providing rugged, dependable products that excel in monitoring hazardous gases in the most demanding work environments in the world. Employing over 800 people, Industrial Scientific has manufacturing operations based in Pittsburgh (USA), Arras (France), Dortmund (Germany) and Shanghai (China), provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world, and has additional subsidiaries in Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Dubai, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. For more information about Industrial Scientific, please go to www.indsci.com.

David Kuiawa, Director of Training
1-800-338-3287 or (412) 788-4353


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