keyboard_arrow_upUnique prototype produces super filtering material for face masks
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A research group at Bologna University and Marchesini Group have created a unique sector prototype that enables the production of filtration materials for face masks with greater protection against viruses and bacteria compared to materials currently in use. The researchers are now finalising the development of the machine, which should be fully operational in the […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth African company reveals highly effective COVID-19 killing solution
keyboard_arrow_downSouth African company reveals highly effective COVID-19 killing solution

Purple Haze FAR-UV Technologies has launched a high-tech system to autonomously and continuously disinfect occupied spaces. Ground-breaking new UV light technology is now available in South Africa, to safely destroy COVID-19 on surfaces and in the air inside occupied spaces. Killing pathogens without harming humans Brought to South Africa by Purple Haze, the new Far […]

keyboard_arrow_upRestart your business with Bureau Veritas
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A world leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, Bureau Veritas is on hand to support business resumption with appropriate health and safety conditions across all sectors. The company has developed a suite of solutions to support businesses of all sizes as they restart business activity. Didier Michaud-Daniel, CEO of Bureau Veritas, commented: “More […]

keyboard_arrow_upYour questions on hand sanitiser compliance answered
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By Yogita Shinde, Intertek toxicologist, regulatory and toxicology services for the UK and India With the emergence of COVID-19, there has been increasing demand for hand sanitisers and surface disinfectants, which can help limit the spread of the virus. The demand has resulted in supply shortages worldwide. In order to meet the need and expedite […]

keyboard_arrow_upDis-Chem rolls out a workplace hygiene wholesale solution for businesses
keyboard_arrow_downDis-Chem rolls out a workplace hygiene wholesale solution for businesses

To ensure workplaces are equipped and ready for the resumption of operations as per the requirements of the current regulations, Dis-Chem is offering a wholesale solution of products and solutions for small businesses. This includes products such as contactless infrared thermometers, face visors, alcohol wipes, face masks, soap, alcohol-based hand rubs containing at least 70% […]

keyboard_arrow_upAECI develops special purpose range of cleaners for killing COVID-19
keyboard_arrow_downAECI develops special purpose range of cleaners for killing COVID-19

To assist businesses and essential services during the partial lockdown AECI Speciality Chemicals has developed a new range of special purpose cleaners manufactured according to the COVID-19 killing guidelines specified by the World Health Organisation (WHO), American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Given the urgency in the […]

keyboard_arrow_upOptiphi joins JOEN to unmask its love for community
keyboard_arrow_downOptiphi joins JOEN to unmask its love for community

Optiphi is making JOEN Masks available to purchase on the Optiphi online store with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Hoedspruit community and charities they support.  Silvia and her son, Collins run a little company called JOEN, named after Silvia’s late brother. They create and sell beautiful hand-made bags, wine-coolers and clothing items […]

keyboard_arrow_upQuick and safe access with roll up doors that repair themselves
keyboard_arrow_downQuick and safe access with roll up doors that repair themselves

Access between areas within a facility and between the facility and its exterior plays a large part in achieving a balance between safety and productivity. The Smart Reset roll-up door offers self-repairing capabilities. Should the curtain be accidentally dislodged, it quickly recovers its alignment on its next opening or closing operation. ‘The well-being of personnel […]

keyboard_arrow_upStrip curtains enhance safety at manufacturing facilities
keyboard_arrow_downStrip curtains enhance safety at manufacturing facilities

Statistics indicated that a significant number of forklift fatalities occur within manufacturing facilities. While driver education on the correct operation of forklift trucks is a primary goal in reducing this risk, other elements also come into play. Wim Dessing, sales executive of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says that accidents can occur at internal entry […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe advantage of early quality and safety assessments of cosmetics
keyboard_arrow_downThe advantage of early quality and safety assessments of cosmetics

AUTHOR: Sanjay Talreja, Toxicologist – Intertek HERS India Cosmetics cover a broad range of products that are heavily utilised by consumers around the world. A ‘cosmetic product’ is broadly defined as a substance used to clean, improve, or change the complexion, skin, hair, nails, or teeth whilst excluding any medical or biocidal function, and can […]