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Large Chemical Corporation Selects GTI Covers for Algae Control
Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been chosen for a cover project that will help a large chemical corporation control algae at its facility based in Texas, USA. GTI will custom-design and fabricate four structurally supported cover systems for the plant’s sedimentation basins. By blocking sunlight with these covers, disinfectant dosing requirements are reduced and algae ...
COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance from the CDC for Reopening Businesses and Institutions
Many of the millions of businesses and institutions that were temporarily shut down earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic have reopened or are planning to in the next few weeks. With restrictions being lifted in states across the country, employers face challenges ensuring the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) of their facilities are safe for workers, customers and the public due to ...
CDC COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection Guidance for Workplaces in Puerto Rico if someone gets Sick
With thousands of confirmed cases of COVID-19 already in Puerto Rico, businesses and institutions across the islands need to have plans in place if an employee, customer or building occupant is found to be infected. To help in this matter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidance for organizations faced with cleaning and disinfecting a building or facility where ...
VDH-Prominent electrolysis system generates disinfectant against Covid-19
The effective disinfection of surfaces plays the central role in the containment of the corona virus. With our electrolysis systems, the highly effective disinfectant can be produced directly on site. The North Italian civil defence is already benefiting from this. Italian civil protection in Piemont receives support to curb COVID-19: ProMinent Italiana S.r.l. leaves two electrolysis plants to ...
Building Assessments and the Role of Indoor Environmental Quality in Helping to Prevent the Spread of Pathogens in Puerto Rico
Earlier this month, a state of emergency was declared by Puerto Rico’s governor and a few days later, people were ordered to stay in their homes in an effort to battle the coronavirus pandemic. These actions, designed to slow the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, are especially important for the elderly and those with underlying health conditions that are most vulnerable to having a severe ...
Microbial Hazards & HVAC Systems the Focus of New Study
Recently, a new study supported by the U.S. Army Material Command was released detailing microbial issues associated with heat exchangers in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Entitled, Characterization and Control of the Microbial Community Affiliated with Copper or Aluminum Heat Exchangers of HVAC Systems, the research discusses microbial growth in building systems and ...
Exposure Risks to Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA)
The first recorded nosocomial outbreak of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the United States occurred in 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts. This infection was traditionally associated with hospitalization or other health care-associated risk factors, but this is no longer the case. MRSA is a type of staph bacteria that can be found on some people’s skin or in their nose. ...
Indoor Mold Growth Can Result in Serious Health Concerns
Mold can quickly become a problem in any building that has suffered water damage due to faulty plumbing, a flood or has experienced high humidity levels. Although mold is a natural part of the environment and can be found all around us, having it grow indoors can lead to serious health concerns. When people are exposed to high levels of mold in the air they breathe it can result in the onset ...
Ship & Shore Environmental Celebrates 20 Years of Fighting Pollution—and Now Pathogens
Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. (SSE) celebrates twenty years of providing pollution abatement technologies and services to a world in ever greater need of clean air, essential businesses, and safe workspaces. The company, co-founded by President & CEO Anoosheh Oskouian in 2000, is now a global corporation employing approximately 90 people in the US, Canada, China, Thailand, and India ...
A bit of light cleaning: Barkell launch UV coil disinfecting solution
Barkell, the UK’s air handling specialists, have announced the launch of LightGuard, a UV coil cleaning solution, to aid companies concerned about the safety of occupied buildings in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As business owners consider a return to work, many are facing a “new normal”, where cleanliness, hygiene and indoor air quality are critical to minimise risk to ...
By Barkell Ltd
Ecolab’s behind the Scenes Innovation Drives Environmental Sustainability
On Earth Day, more than one million facilities around the world will be saving water and reducing energy use through innovations developed by Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The company’s products and services are used in hotels, restaurants, manufacturing plants, hospitals, refineries and many other ...
By Ecolab Inc.
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