Far UV-C, is it really safe?

In recent years, there has been talk about the potential use of UV-C equipment emitting 222nm (referred to as Far UV-C) being used as a ‘safe’ solution with no harm to humans. So far, there is not enough evidence to support this claim, and it’s not something we would entertain without more research being done. …

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Seasonal influenza

Over the winter months make sure you and your family are protected from colds and flu. Sneezing and coughing can spread germs on door handles, light switches, remote controls and mobile phones. These items all carry germs and should be properly sterilised to ensure your families health and wellbeing. Although you may think that your …

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Hand hygiene

Hand hygiene – Germs are spread mainly by poor hand hygiene The importance of hand hygiene in the healthcare environment cannot be emphasised enough – proper hand hygiene is one of the most effective ways of reducing HAIs. On average healthcare providers clean their hands less than half of the times they should. This can …

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Cabbage

Not only is UV-C Light Technology great for keeping you and your family healthy, it can also help your food stay fresher and last longer! The results of the study below found that not only will UV-C Light Technology help extend the shelf-life of your fresh produce, it can also increase the anti-oxidant activity of …

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Flies

We have always known that flies can carry harmful diseases but the extent to which they can spread these diseases is shown in the study below – the flies only need to land on a surface to pass any bacteria they are carrying. When you consider all the places that flies land it can almost …

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UV-C technology

As more and more research is being done on UV-C light technology, it is becoming clearer than ever that incorporating UV-C technology into daily routine cleaning will keep us healthier and safer from airborne and surface germs. A study by Duke university has found that by using UV-C Light products alongside regular cleaning practices can …

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COVID-19

The best way to avoid COVID-19 is to follow the advice of the government and stay at home. If you must go out, please practice social distancing of at least 2 meters. Wash hands with soap and warm water frequently, lather between fingers, under nails and use a nail brush whenever possible.  Remember, germs are …

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UV-C Light – How Does It Work?

UV-C light uses short-wave ultraviolet radiation, in the “C” band 253.7nm. Also referred to as UVGI (ultraviolet germicidal irradiation), UV-C penetrates the outer structure of the cell and alters the DNA molecule, preventing replication and causing cell death. UV-C light is not a new technology for sanitising and killing germs. In fact, it has been …

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