There's one crucial thing you need to consider before purchasing an automatic shoe cover remover or automatic shoe cover dispenser.
High-traffic cleanrooms use tightly controlled procedures with repeatable processes to maximize the passage of people in and out of sanitary environments. Cleanroom facilities of all sizes find advantages in using automatic shoe cover removers and dispensers to improve adherence to procedure, maximize throughput, cleanliness, and safety. The result is cost savings of up to $250+... Continue Reading →
Should pharmaceutical, food, packaging, and electronics industries be concerned about new PPE regulations? According to the FDA, yes.
1. Ignoring the Need to Wipe on a Regular Basis To assure quality is maintained in all cleanroom and restricted areas, housekeeping maintenance must be performed daily. Improper cleaning leads to contamination and ultimately loss in end user product quality. Contamination can be broadly categorized into two categories, films and particulates, both of which can cause... Continue Reading →
Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and... Continue Reading →
Disposable gloves are one of the most widely used safety products around. Used by the medical, food service, chemical, automotive and photochemistry industries across the board. There are many things to consider when choosing a glove including quality, protection and allergies. Here is a brief summary of the three types of gloves and their differences.... Continue Reading →
During World War II, Harry Brasel saw the need for an easy economical bandaging material. In 1947 he developed Bantex, a revolutionary cohesive gauze tape which "sticks" only to itself, so it can hold bandages in place without sticking to skin or hair. Although Harry's first idea was bandaging, Bantex was quickly applied to any... Continue Reading →
Isolators are increasingly installed in pharmaceutical production laboratories due to the increased handling of hazardous drug ingredients as well as the need for smaller batches and more flexible production environments. Isolators can potentially lower the installation and maintenance costs compared to large-scale cleanroom environments. While manufacturing facilities have established SOPs for isolators, this article focuses on the importance... Continue Reading →
Introducing an Eco-friendly family of high performance sorbant products. Green to produce. Green to use.The production process used for Re-Form takes less away from our environment. Re-Form is made from a minimum of 70% recycled newsprint and other cellulose, unlike oil-based polypropylene sorbents. And, the better absorbency of Re-Form means you'll have less sorbent material... Continue Reading →