UV lights demonstrate the importance of hand hygiene in burns training

Our hand hygiene training kits are being used all over the world to increase the effectiveness of handwashing and help reduce infections. Interburns, who aim to transform burn care and prevention in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) have been providing training in Bangladesh to aid with hand washing and infection prevention. “It is the first time we are using the UV glow box for Interburns training,” says Dominique Navet of the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic …

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Applications for UV light in the workplace

When ultraviolet light is mentioned, many people immediately think of either sunbeds, counterfeit money detectors, insect traps or fish pond disinfection units. However, UV light is all around us, not just occurring naturally from sunlight but supplied by companies such as ourselves which, through high-tech industrial, commercial, public service and medical applications, make our daily lives more comfortable, secure, healthier and even fun. From treating vitamin D deficiencies and relieving the unsightly effects of Psoriasis, …

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Exposure to UV light regulations not being applied

It may come as a surprise to many but our experience with on-site surveys to measure UV light personal exposure levels and feedback from our regular training courses suggests that several years after the introduction of the EU regulations on workplace exposure to UV light, many companies and industry sectors are still not aware of their statutory obligations under the legislation. That is not to say, of course, that companies do not recognise that the process use …

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