Clean Rooms: Part Of Our Daily Lives

Although most people don’t know about it, clean rooms play a huge role in our individual lives. Everything from packaged food and beverages, electronics like TVs and computers, medicines and semiconductors are all produced in a clean room.

So what is a clean room? These rooms are controlled environments that have strict standards for temperature, humidity and air cleanliness. The standards for clean rooms vary based on the type of work that is being conducted within the room.

Controlled environments use a host of different devices to ensure cleanliness. Continue reading Clean Rooms: Part Of Our Daily Lives

The History Of Protective Medical Clothing

It is hard to believe that less than a generation ago we did not posses the technology to fight germs like we do today. Within the last 100 years we’ve seen incredible advances in protective clothing that is used in hospitals and clean rooms.

In 1910 polio was running rampant in the United States, and it wasn’t until the 1950’s that a cure for polio was found. It was during this time it was concluded that polio was transmitted via the nose and mouth, and many physicians and nurses started wearing plastic face masks. Continue reading The History Of Protective Medical Clothing