Is Poor Air Quality Affecting Your Lab’s Productivity?
Posted on: April 25, 2019 | By Mike Booth
It makes perfect sense: healthier employees are happier employees. However, many dental lab owners may believe developing a wellness program or a smoking cessation class is the path to employee happiness. Not so fast. According to a recent study commissioned by the Building Engineering Services Association in the United Kingdom, almost 70 percent of office […]
Genetic modification to combat pollution?
Posted on: April 11, 2019 | By Mike Booth
In recent years, the scientific community has accelerated efforts to combat air pollution and poor air quality with every defense in its arsenal—after all, many cities across the world experience hazardous levels of pollution, and more cities join the list every day. So, it’s no wonder scientists have taken to some extreme measures in hopes […]
Making the Invisible Visible
Posted on: January 17, 2019 | By Mike Booth
With the advent of AeraMax Professional’s new PureView™ technology, facility personnel, office managers and others in fields ranging from dental labs and manufacturing to daycare centers, health care institutions, educational centers and more can actually see these commercial-grade air purifiers working. That’s because they make the invisible—germs, bacteria, volatile organic compounds, odors, viruses and the […]
Silicosis and the Dental Industry
Posted on: January 3, 2019 | By Mike Booth
It’s bad enough that the dental profession has been called the most dangerous by the U.S. Department of Labor, now it has to contend with another problem: Silicosis. Silicosis is something more closely related to the construction industry, where workers breathe in silica dust from construction materials. It results in the scarring of lung tissue […]
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. […]