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October 29, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Why UV-C Cannot Produce Ozone

The Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UV-C) wavelength is an invaluable tool for an HVACR system. By leveraging germicidal energy to keep refrigeration coils free of microbial growth, facility managers also enjoy the benefit of reducing the spread of airborne infectious agents....

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October 16, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Discoveries in Basic Science

Have you ever wondered why science takes so long? Maybe you haven’t thought about it much.

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October 5, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Trusted Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19), Backed by EPA’s List N

For a product to be EPA Registered as a disinfectant it must pass efficacy testing for each given virus or microorganism.

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October 2, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Fighting Children’s Asthma at Home

Rural children with asthma whose homes have an indoor air cleaner are 72% less likely to have an unplanned clinic or hospital visit than children in homes with no air cleaners, according to a study from the University of Washington...

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September 29, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Thermal Camera Specs You Should Know Before Buying

The number of specifications listed for a thermal camera can be overwhelming when you’re trying to find the right camera for your needs.

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September 22, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Panel of Lawmakers Studying Mold Remediation in South Carolina

Right now in South Carolina, there is no state agency that regulates the remediation of mold. State lawmakers are taking a deep dive into the mold issue in South Carolina.

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September 14, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Webinar: EHS Compliance in the New Normal of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many questions and challenges for companies seeking to implement environmental, health and safety programs, ranging from OSHA’s COVID-19 recordkeeping requirements to EPA’s temporary enforcement policy.

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August 21, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Guidance for Reopening Buildings After Prolonged Shutdown or Reduced Operation

The temporary shutdown or reduced operation of a building and reductions in normal water use can create hazards for returning occupants. Two potential microbial hazards that should be considered prior to reopening after a period of building inactivity are mold...

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August 21, 2020 | Posted by Micro

Workplace Safety Culture 101

Culture is complicated and it has a major impact on how we behave. It’s everywhere, and the workplace is no exception. When it comes to safety, that’s a big deal. A healthy workplace culture can motivate safety and help the...

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June 23, 2020 | Posted by Micro

What is the difference between Type R, Type O, and Type P high-visibility safety vests?

Visibility is a critical issue for worker safety, particularly when workers are performing tasks near moving vehicles or equipment.

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