Environmental Services

 

Ultraviolet Lamp Said to Kill COVID, Leave People Unharmed

September 23, 2020

The Japanese company Ushio says that it will sell the Care 222 UV lamp to medical facilities first for about $2,800 a piece. The company also foresees the lamps being used on buses, trains, elevators, and offices.

Q&A: Infection Preventionists Should Head Back to School

September 16, 2020

Kevin Kavanagh, MD: “I think you’ll find that infection preventionists in this type of climate are just not healthcare employed personnel. They need to be everywhere. They need to be in business. They need to be in schools. And, of course, they need to be in our healthcare system. But it is crucial to be in schools…”

UVC Light: Powerful Disinfectant, But Not Easy to Use

September 14, 2020

The effectiveness of UVC for reduction of microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, and fungi has been proven time and again. But using UVC radiation to disinfect is not simple and requires lots of protocols to use safely.