Healthcare

SOME 217 contractors, resellers and wholesalers have signed up to promote and distribute Signify’s Philips-branded UV-C lighting range in a major push to promote the technology in the UK. The network will help sell and safely install the company’s recently-unveiled disinfection products, which it says can help in the effort to make workplaces, schools, offices,...
Transport

A LIGHTING company has won its largest ever order – to supply UV-C LEDs to disinfect trays at airport security.  The system is designed to cut the transmission of viruses and other pathogens, reduce the health risks for staff and passengers and provide an extra measure in making airports ‘Covid-secure’. The deal will also be...
Healthcare

A MAJOR global airline is cleaning pilot flight decks with UV-C lighting. United Airlines is deploying the handheld technology on most aircraft at its hub airports in a bid to disinfect the flight deck interior and provide pilots with a Covid19-secure work environment.  The airline is using units from the American Ultraviolet company to kill...
Healthcare

A SQUAD of robots packed with ultra-violet lighting has joined the fight against the coronavirus in hospitals.  The self-driving machines patrol the wards when they are unoccupied and disinfect the rooms, medical equipment and furniture using powerful UV-C light to kill bacteria, viruses and other harmful microorganisms. The manufacturer, Danish firm UVD Robots, describes the...
Healthcare

ULTRA-VIOLET light can kill the coronavirus, scientists at China’s National Health Commission have confirmed. They say the virus is sensitive to UV light and have verified that certain exposures will kill it. The NHC’s latest advice says indoor rooms can be disinfected with UV light of over 1.5W/m3 used for half an hour. The exposure...