Latest Sanitation Stories

2013-08-01 15:51:02

Improving water quality and hygiene practices may improve the growth of children, according to a new report. The Cochrane review – authored by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and WaterAid – found evidence of small but significant improvements in growth of children under the age of five who have access to clean water and soap. Researchers identified 14 studies conducted in low and middle income countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia,...

2013-07-29 23:01:20

2013 has been a significant year for food plant sanitation developments. Companies like Carometec USA have begun producing industry specific equipment that is capable of eliminating the spread of bacteria within the production area. Peosta, Iowa (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 2013 earmarks the implementation of the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act. One of the main goals of the FSMA is preventing outbreaks before they ever have a chance to become a danger to the public. Outbreaks of disease and...

2013-07-18 23:22:44

No More Poverty and its co-founders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi congratulate Dean Kamen, the inventor of a new water purification system called the Slingshot, which is on its way to help the populations of several developing nations in Central America and Africa. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Waterborne illnesses kill millions of people in the developing world every year and the co-founders of No More Poverty, Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, are very excited...

2013-06-30 23:04:18

New Integrated Software Functionality Bolsters Asset and Maintenance Management System Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 SOMAX, Inc. has released a new, integrated sanitation module which compliments their industry leading Asset and Maintenance Management System. The new sanitation module is built completely within their current CMMS / EAM system, and is tied directly to the standard equipment database within SOMAX, making it a completely seamless addition. “We’d had several...

High-Tech Solutions For Hospital Worker Hand Sanitation Issues
2013-06-29 08:36:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hospitals are turning to technology in order to help make sure that doctors, nurses and other staff members remember to keep their hands clean while on the job, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Jim Salter with the Associated Press (AP), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one out of every 20 patients acquires an infection while in the hospital each year -- and that poor...

2013-06-18 23:19:57

Carometec Inc., an industry leader in sterilization equipment and hygiene stations, has recently released a new hand drying system that limits the transfer of contaminants by utilizing a hands-off approach. The new Turbo-Trock will enable employees to dry hands paperless and fast right after cleaning. Peosta, Iowa (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 State of the art sanitation programs are essential when considering the overall success of a food processing operation. Good sanitation can lead to improved...

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