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Good Indoor Air Quality Is More Important Than You Think

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Global Indoor Health Network (GIHN)    have recently estimated that 50 percent of illnesses globally can be attributed to poor indoor air quality.  Indoor air quality causes more illnesses than all of the cancers … Continue reading

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January Is National Radon Month: Is Your Home Safe?

The U.S. EPA had declared January as the National Radon Action Month, in an attempt to raise awareness about the dangers of radon gas in homes and businesses.  The agency is trying to promote awareness about the subject by educating … Continue reading

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Respiratory Protection in Healthcare

H1N1 Virus Exposure Control Ever since the H1N1 outbreak in the spring of 2009, much attention has focused on how to best protect healthcare workers from the virus that is transmitted by: Droplet exposure of mucosal surfaces (e.g. nose, mouth … Continue reading

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EES Recent News

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: … Continue reading

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Summary of USP 797 for Compounding Sterile Preparations

Based on a presentation by Tom N. Petersen, P.E. Post written by Trish Carney Highlights of USP 797 (6/1/08 update) Many of the revision points are touched on within the post. However, the following provides a synopsis to clarify revision … Continue reading

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Putting Infection Control Into Practice

Healthcare workers are, like patients, subject to illness from a variety of airborne pathogens common to hospital settings. This risk increases during construction and renovation, as these endeavors release dust as well as disease-inducing microbes into the surrounding environment. Hospitals … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Control Infections During Construction

Download PDF – 6 Ways to Control Infections During Construction

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Identifying and Removing Air Quality Issues in your Hospital Environment

Want to Breathe Easy? Just how serious can air quality issues be in your hospital environment? Consider this statistic from HPAC Engineering: “According to The New England Journal of Medicine and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, … Continue reading

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