CLEAN AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER

Suffer the Children: New Report Outlines Pollution’s Reach

Children suffering from toxic air Posted on: December 10, 2018 | By Mike Booth

It’s a shocking statistic: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1.8 billion children under the age of 15—93 percent of the world’s population of children—are exposed to toxic air every day. That’s the finding of WHO’s new report, called Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air, which outlines the grave situation […]

Close Quarters, More Problems

Posted on: November 27, 2018 | By Mike Booth

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous, because of the typical working conditions and chances of breathing in harmful contaminants. But some of the dangers affecting dental lab workers aren’t because of dust coming from the substrates they work with—germs, bacteria and viruses affect workers, too. […]

State of the Air: Where U.S. Cities Rank

Posted on: November 12, 2018 | By Mike Booth

According to the American Lung Association, more than 40 percent of Americans breathe in dirty air every day. That’s the findings from the association’s annual State of the Air report, which tabulates the quality of air in cities across the United States, factoring in smog, air pollution, carbon monoxide levels from car exhaust and spikes […]

Unhealthy Occupations

Airborne particles—whether they be from bacteria, grinding dust or harmful chemicals and the like—contribute to making the dental profession so unhealthy Posted on: October 23, 2018 | By Mike Booth

Some jobs are just riskier than others. Take hang-gliding instructors. Or high-rise window washers. Or lion tamers, bear trap testers or even fireworks packers. But those pale in comparison to the riskiest industry in America: the dental industry. According to a study conducted by Business Insider, the dental industry has five of the top ten […]

Fight the flu more effectively this season.

So, how do you combat the flu in your facility? Focus on cleaning the Triumvirate: Hands, Surfaces and Air. Posted on: October 22, 2018 | By Mike Booth

Another fall, another flu season. Last year’s flu season was particularly harsh, and some are predicting this season will match or exceed the severity of last year’s. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is asking everyone over the age of six months old to get inoculated against the flu. According to the CDC, […]

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