Latest Human decontamination Stories

2009-12-01 07:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MZEI) announced today that in tests involving its proprietary AsepticSure(TM) technology, it continues to break "6 log" decontamination barriers, this time with two very different spore forming bacteria, Claustridium difficile and Bacillis subtilis. These results clearly establish AsepticSure(TM) as an extremely potent sporicidal technology. "The implications of a 6.7 log reduction (99.99997 %)...

2009-11-04 07:17:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- About 300 government officials and industry executives packed the grand ballroom of a Manhattan hotel on Oct. 27, 2009 to witness GSN: Government Security News announce the names of the winners in 35 separate homeland security categories, including High Rise Escape Systems Inc., which was named a winner in the category Best Clean-Up, Decontamination, Disaster Preparedness or Recovery Product. (Photo:...

2009-09-24 06:50:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Nukepills.com today announced the addition of the new Dirty Bomb Emergency Kit to its line of radiation emergency preparedness products. This innovative kit was developed to be safely and easily used by civilians, first responders and security personnel in the event of a dirty bomb attack or other radiological event. The Dirty Bomb Emergency Kit is used to instantly detect radiation and safely, quickly and significantly decontaminate people and...

2009-07-31 08:35:00

Hopkins experts in applied physics, computer engineering, infectious diseases, emergency medicine, microbiology, pathology and surgery have unveiled a 7-foot-tall, $10,000 shower-cubicle-shaped device that automatically sanitizes in 30 minutes all sorts of hard-to-clean equipment in the highly trafficked hospital emergency department. The novel device can sanitize and disinfect equipment of all shapes and sizes, from intravenous line poles and blood pressure cuffs, to pulse oximeter wires and...

2009-05-04 12:26:00

Company Seeks More than $2.5 Million in Damages From Enpro and it's Insurer, AIG Company Believes Enpro's Negligence Led to an Oil Release in Holyoke, MA BROKEN ARROW, Okla., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decon Construction LLC announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Enpro Services, Inc. in Massachusetts Federal District Court, and seeks to recover the more than $2.5 million in damages caused by Enpro's negligence, which National Decon believes led to the release of oil into...

2008-10-16 09:00:43

AirInSpace, the leading supplier of mobile devices with HEPA-MD(TM) technology that 'catches and inactivates' harmful and resistant biological particles from the air, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Reston, Va.-based Government Scientific Source (GSS), the leading dedicated supplier of medical and scientific equipment and consumables to federal, state and municipal governments. Under this agreement, GSS will have the non-exclusive right to offer the FDA-cleared...

2008-09-30 09:01:00

TVI Corporation (NASDAQ: TVIN), an international supplier of first receiver and first responder products and provider of event shelter and equipment rentals, today announced that it has received a $3.5 million follow-on order from the U.S. Army's TACOM Life Cycle Management Command ("TACOM LCMC") for C2A1 filter canisters. This order was placed under the terms of the initial contract TVI received from TACOM LCMC in October of 2006. The shipments from this newest order are expected to be...

2008-09-23 15:00:27

AQuate Corp., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded on Sept. 17, 2008, a $5,648,098 firm fixed price contract for Technical rescue seven decontamination trailers with chemical personal protection equipment, trailer parts, chemical monitors and alarms.Work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala., with an estimated completion date of Mar. 17, 2009.One bid was solicited and one bid was received.U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation Instruction and Training Acquisition Center, Orlando, Fl., is...

2008-09-15 09:00:58

TVI Corporation (NASDAQ: TVIN), an international supplier of first receiver and first responder products and provider of event shelter and equipment rentals, today announced that it has been awarded orders for 25 decontamination systems valued at more than $500,000 from the US Department of Defense. The equipment will be used by first responders at military bases to decontaminate military and civilian personnel exposed to hazardous substances. "We are proud to supply the Department of...

2008-09-09 15:00:32

By Tom Mooney One man is in serious condition with chemical burns after a cyanide accident at Attleboro metals processor Stern-Leach. ATTLEBORO -- A routine mixing of a cyanide solution yesterday morning at a jewelry fabrication plant caused a chemical "explosion" that seriously injured one worker, sent two dozen others to area hospitals as a precaution, and drove Massachusetts and federal environmental officials to test the air for contaminants, the police said. The incident...

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