The carcinogens that firefighters are exposed to present a serious health risk. A NIOSH study found that firefighters had a higher number of cancer diagnoses and related deaths. Because of this, researchers have recommended training and use of protective equipment during all stages of a fire to help reduce the health risks.Read More
SARS-CoV-2 can be difficult to combat, because it is almost always surrounded by bodily fluids (nasal mucus, saliva, fecal matter) and is protected by a lipid envelope that is made up of organic materials. Compared to most other disinfectants, D7 is proven to achieve a higher reduction in microorganisms without possessing highly toxic or corrosive properties.* It cuts through the bodily fluids, soil/organic material, and lipid envelope to actually reach and destroy the virus.
In this infographic, you'll learn more about the efficacy and versatility of D7.
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Quality assurance in food processing requires a team effort led by a qualified FSQA manager. The details of cleaning and sanitation are important, but they are just part of the larger picture. Being strategic about your approach to quality assurance will help prevent costly recalls, reduce production downtime, and keep employees engaged.Read More
Preventing the spread of COVID-19 as we strive to return to normalcy requires a new level of disinfection, both indoors and outdoors. For outdoor sporting and entertainment events, disinfecting large seating areas can be costly and time-consuming. Fortunately, innovative companies and venue managers are coming up with innovative methods to protect fans, performers, and players.Read More
Disinfecting a facility often requires different types of equipment depending on the nature of the facility and the materials and surfaces you’re treating. When there are areas where wall-mounted hoses can’t reach, that are difficult to reach with larger equipment, or with large surfaces that need to be treated, portable solutions like handheld electrostatic sprayers are helpful.Read More
Recent wildfires on the West Coast have brought renewed attention to firefighter safety. In addition to facing danger on a daily basis and battling exhaustion, firefighters face risks from the aftermath of a fire. Firefighter decontamination after a fire is an important step to protect their health and safety in both the short and long term.Read More
Decon7 has been working hard to expand production in response to increased global demand for disinfectants due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to adding six new production facilities, we have also become kosher- and Halal-certified, allowing us to distribute products in even more countries.Read More
The global pandemic has caused disinfectant manufacturers to scramble to get EPA-approved label claims, and it’s not surprising that many companies have seen a dramatic increase in production. Manufacturing of D7 is no exception. Before the pandemic, D7 was produced in two facilities. Because demand has increased significantly, it is now made in eight different locations.Read More
Firefighting is dangerous for obvious reasons, but one of the less obvious risks is exposure to harmful carcinogens. Decontamination on the Fireground of turnout gear and equipment is critical for protecting firefighting professionals from unnecessary exposure to dangerous chemicals. Because of this, turnout gear decontamination should be part of regular training to the extent that it becomes second nature.