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How Often Do I Need To Bump Test? 

IMG 0687Examples of legislative requirements.

“Gas monitors used for the purpose of atmospheric monitoring within a confined space should be maintained and used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and warnings and in reference to AS/NZS 60079”: AS 2865:2009 Confined Space Safe Work Australia Exposure Standards

"It is recommended that this is done by personnel actually operating the apparatus and is strongly recommended that it is performed before each day of use”: AS/NZ 60079.29.2:2016 Selection, installation, use and maintenance of detectors

 “Any atmospheric testing and monitoring in a confined space should be carried out by a competent person using a suitable, correctly calibrated gas detector”: Safe Work Australia: Code of Practice Confined Spaces]