• Ensuring indoor air quality in hospitals and other healthcare facilities
  • Hospitals and health care facilities have a unique collection of compounds, exposure to which can have both acute and long-term effects on health

Air Monitoring

Ensuring indoor air quality in hospitals and other healthcare facilities

Oct 12 2021

Studies have confirmed that even in modern healthcare facilities with mechanical ventilation and active scavenging systems, employee exposure to various gaseous compounds is still commonplace. By combining sufficient ventilation with waste gas scavenging and continuous air monitoring and sampling, safety professionals can substantially improve both patient and working staff safety in these facilities.

Despite the issue of hospital air quality being well acknowledged by safety professionals, regular exposures still occur among the staff working in these locations (). Improved solutions and new innovations in healthcare air ventilation, gas scavenging and air quality monitoring are at the forefront of minimising these exposures. When done right, these are central elements in ensuring good indoor air quality in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, thereby minimising negative airborne health effects.

Gasmet GT5000 Terra analyser represents the next generation of hospital air quality monitoring. Learn more

What to monitor and how?

Read the full article on Gasmet’s website blog for details of what common gaseous compounds are often found in healthcare facilities and how those could be monitored.

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