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Gas Monitors/Detectors and Hand Sanitizer

We just wanted to let everyone know that Gas Monitors/Detectors and Hand Sanitizer do not mix well.  The action of the alcohol evaporating wreaks havoc with the CO sensor on the monitor.  We suggest that after sanitizing your hands, put a pair of disposable gloves on prior to handling the gas monitor.  This will mitigate any issues.  If you have forgotten about this tip and have the CO sensor alarming, just turn off the monitor, leave it for an hour, turn it back on and it should operate just fine.

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APR, RPE, SCBA, SABA & Bottlewatch

Air Extreme is proud to announce that our APR, RPE, SCBA, SABA and Bottlewatch is now Suncor approved.  This course expires in two years.  Please call us to book now!

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Detection and Control of Flammable Substances

Air Extreme is running an Energy Safety Canada Detection and Control of Flammable Substances course on Thursday, May 6, 2021. We still have spots available.  Please call 780.439.3362 to book!  

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COVID 19 Antigen Testing

COVID 19 Antigen Testing

Air Extreme is pleased to announce that we are now offering COVID 19 Antigen testing.  We are using the BD Veritor Plus Analyzer which provides rapid, reliable results in as little as 15 minutes.  We use RN's to administer the nasal swab which is then analyzed and positive or negative results given in 15 minutes.  This service is by appointment only.

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The Importance of N95 and KN95 Respirator Fit Testing

Fit testing is a new thing to a lot of people nowadays, so we will try to explain exactly how and why it is done.  First, Air Extreme exclusively does Quantitative Fit Testing.  This means that how well your respirator fits is measured by a machine.  We do not advocate Qualitative Fit Testing, as it is entirely subjective and many people have a hard time knowing if the respirator actually fits the way it should.   Second, you’ll need to complete a health screening form to ensure you are physically fit to wear and use a respirator.  You should also be clean...

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