The HEPACART Blog / Infection Control

How School Air Quality Affects Students

How School Air Quality Affects Students

The better the air, the better the school performance. There’s a reason that people go outside to get “fresh air.” Indoor air quality can often be worse than outdoor air with 2 to 5 times the pollutants, and even up to 100 times the pollutants! Even though it’s impossible to see these …

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Environmental Guidelines for Hospital Infection Control

Environmental Guidelines for Hospital Infection Control

Get the sick well and keep the well healthy. Hospitals are, by their nature, under a constant influx of germs. It’s up to the staff, all the staff, in the hospital to keep those germs out entirely, quarantine them if they get in, and destroy them if possible. Because germs, viruses, b …

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What Is Construction Project Risk Assessment?

What Is Construction Project Risk Assessment?

Removing even a single ceiling tile can be a health hazard. Before a construction crew starts digging into your hospital’s walls, floors, ceilings, or any area that could release harmful or hazardous materials into the air, the project in question should have passed through some criti …

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The Best Temporary Containment for Construction Dust Control

The Best Temporary Containment for Construction Dust Control

Unfortunately, buildings don’t last forever. Materials degrade and wear out. Miracle materials we once thought would make buildings safer turned out to be hazardous (asbestos being the best example). Plus, facilities that seemed like they’d be big enough forever suddenly feel cramped. …

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