Gas Safety & Sustainability in Your Lab



Wednesday 9th February 2022 at 11am EDT Join Dr Ed Connor, Peak Scientific’s Product Manager, as he discusses the safety and sustainability benefits of an on-site gas generator in your lab. Discover the benefits of moving from gas cylinder as your lab gas solution to in-house gas generation.

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Event Overview:

Safety in the laboratory should always be a core concern and labs should be looking at ways to improve safety constantly as new concerns arise. In today’s world, safety concerns range from manual handling to Covid transmission risks and everything in between. With sustainability becoming an ever-increasing concern, labs are looking for positive changes they can make to their processes to reduce the waste produced. In this webinar, Ed Connor will discuss the safety benefits of moving away from gas cylinders for your lab gas solution to an on-site gas generator to support your applications. He will discuss a range of factors including manual handling, lab safety, and Covid safety with actionable insights into improving these concerns in your lab as well as how an on-site gas generator can improve your lab’s green footprint. Specific topics covered will include:

  • Reduction in deliveries and handling to reduce Covid contact transmission risks in your lab
  • Difference between gas stored/released in gas generators as opposed to cylinders and the safety implications of this
  • Built-in safety features of gas generators
  • How a gas generator can make your lab more sustainable.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • How a gas generator can improve the safety of your lab and its personnel
  • How a gas generator can help you implement sustainable practices in your lab

Who Should Attend:

  • Lab technicians, lab managers, lab equipment procurement, lean management personnel


Dr. Ed Connor
Product Manager
PEAK Scientific

Ed Connor joined PEAK Scientific in February 2013 as a GC product specialist and now functions as a Product Manager. He has been working on a number of collaborative projects with PEAK customers and the major instrument manufacturers worldwide. The main focus of these collaborations has been to look at conversion from helium to hydrogen or nitrogen carrier gas for GC applications but he has also worked on ELSD nitrogen gas solutions and nitrogen generators for LC-MS instruments.

Prior to joining PEAK, Ed completed his Dr.Sc. at ETH Zurich in 2007 using GC-MS to look at herbivore induced plant volatiles and their interaction with beneficial insects. He then joined the University of Zurich where his work focused primarily on floral volatile analysis using a variety of volatile collection methods, GC-MS and GC-FID.

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