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5 Ways to Improve Your Facility's Dust Containment Protocol

Improving your facility's dust containment protocol can seem like a daunting task. Luckily, unless you are a brand new facility, you aren't starting from scratch. Whether you are concerned about an upcoming inspection or just think your facility could do a little bit better, consider …

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What Qualifies as a Cleanroom?

What Qualifies as a Cleanroom?

In the most simplistic terms, a clean room is a controlled environment where air and surface contamination is constantly monitored and strictly controlled. These types of rooms are essential for sensitive processes like the manufacturing of microchips, pharmaceuticals, and certain med …

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7 Tips to Breathe New Life into Your Infection Control Training

At any healthcare facility, infection control is a team effort. The CDC recently postulated that better infection control could save the country more than $7.7 billion dollars annually and prevent more than 619,000 infections. In order to improve these measures at hospitals, however, …

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Top Healthcare Design & Dust Containment Predictions in 2015

Top Healthcare Design & Dust Containment Predictions in 2015

Figuring out how to improve patient outcomes through the use of great facility management and proper containment procedures  is an ongoing process in the healthcare field. There are a number of organizations dedicated to studying developments in healthcare construction, infection cont …

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Why the MERV Rating on Your Negative Air Machine Matters

A negative air machine is an integral part of any complete dust containment strategy, whether used separately or in conjunction with a portable dust containment cart. But how do you know if the one you choose is working as effectively as possible? One way is by considering its MERV, o …

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