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IDEXX Pseudalert Test Becomes Global ISO Standard

September 10, 2018 / by IDEXX Laboratories (author)

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX), today announced its IDEXX Pseudalert® method has been published as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) worldwide standard 16266-2 for the 24-hour detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in water. P. aeruginosa can cause life-threatening infections in hospitals and is a frequent cause of skin, ear, and eye infections from pool and spa water. Public and private laboratories and healthcare and hospitality industry facilities count on the Pseudalert method to monitor their water for this pathogen.

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 (photo: Allegion UK) Perspectives / Healthcare & Educational Facilities, White Papers & Briefings, Healthcare, EMEA

The Responsibility of Fire Safety in Healthcare

August 10, 2018 / by Andrew Shaw (author)

An effective fire safety management and fire emergency plan requires both active and passive fire precautions and a high degree of management. In healthcare facilities, an even higher degree of safety consideration is required since its occupants may need additional assistance to escape in the event of a fire. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant of Allegion UK, discusses ways to optimise fire safety in healthcare, and why a bespoke solution is key.

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Extension of OCS York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Contract

July 31, 2018 / by OCS Group (author)

OCS has agreed a two-year contract extension with York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The contract, which has been held since 1st July 2012 will see OCS continue to deliver security services across the trust’s eight sites – an area that totals 3,400 square miles.

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