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Different HEPA Filter Types & How to Choose

Different HEPA Filter Types & How to Choose

It’s important to understand HEPA filters if you want to keep the air in your facility safe. The U.S. HEPA standard requires that a filter retain 99.97% of particles 0.3 μm (micrometers, or microns) in diameter (the European standard is 99.95%), while particles both smaller and larger …

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Healthcare Facility Safety: Plan Big, Think Small

Healthcare Facility Safety: Plan Big, Think Small

Facility managers must focus on the small and mundane — the things that, if left alone, could be dangerous to occupants. The structural engineering failure that led to the tragic Surfside condominium collapse on June 24, 2021, was an extremely unusual event. Probably as rare as the cr …

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Ways To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Ways To Prevent Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

Even though NV-HAP causes more deaths than any other HAI, most hospitals don’t prevent, track, report it. Recently, a group of healthcare leaders published a national call to prevent non-ventilator-associated, hospital-acquired pneumonia (NV-HAP). According to the National Organizatio …

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Creating & Maintaining Clean Air in Family Dental Offices

Creating & Maintaining Clean Air in Family Dental Offices

How can you maintain clean air in an office riddled with so many dental contaminants? If you work in family dentistry as a dentist, dental surgeon, hygienist, or lab tech, you're unfortunately in the #1 most unhealthy profession, based on exposure to contaminants, exposure to disease …

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