Ventilation assessment

Many hospitals have old ventilation systems and non-compliant critically ventilated areas such as operating theatres and ultra-clean rooms. It is extremely important that the ventilation system in these rooms are fit for purpose, run efficiently and meets the necessary requirements.  

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Older ventilation systems can degrade in performance over time, another common cause for systems failing to meet the necessary requirements is due to technological advances and the use of more sophisticated machines that in turn have a greater demand on the ventilation system. Resulting in older systems being no longer fit for purpose.

There can be significant costs involved both financially and in terms of downtime when replacing such ventilation facilities. Resulting in upgrading or refurbishment in many cases now bring the preferred option.


Ventilation upgrade and refurbishment

As part of the HVAC assessment carried out by IOM, we will assess the effectiveness of the existing system, testing if it meets the specific requirements demanded of such a system, identify any existing or potential issues and assess whether an upgrade or refurbishment of the system should be carried out.

We are also able to provide help and advice in modifying existing system layouts, assessing the changes to ventilation requirements and refurbishing of the air handling units.

Contact: Alison Parton, 01785 333215, or complete our contact form below.
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2021
In partnership with the ICBA

Particles and Health 2021

  • 20 October 2021
  • Running from the 20.10.21 to 21.10.21

IOM is proud to be sponsoring the Particles and Health conference, a two day event designed for regulators and researchers to:

  • Address scientific studies regarding human health effects of PSLTs. The value of human studies over animal studies-when human-exposed populations can be studied adequately- will be emphasized.
  • Review and discuss definition of PSLT’s proposed at Edinburgh workshop and published in 2020 in the Journal Inhalation Toxicology with attention to both similarities and differences among these substances.
  • Address translational toxicology challenges, including the appropriateness of rats as models for human lung pathogenesis (particularly lung cancer) in light of lung overload phenomena and species differences.
  • Serve as a platform to present current scientific information about PSLTs important for regulatory action.
  • Publication of pertinent conference presentations in the peer reviewed scientific literature will allow the presentations to live beyond the conference and subsequently be reviewed part of regulatory deliberations.
  • Establish an interdisciplinary setting for industry, academia and regulatory professionals to interact on an important topic. Such interaction can facilitate enhanced understanding of the science and appropriate classification, labelling and setting exposure limits, among others.
  • Recommend areas for further research regarding the significance of the rat as a model for translation toxicology. 
  • Review the biokinetics of inhaled nanoparticles and the potential for non-pulmonary effects.

For more information and tickets please visit the Particles and Health website here.

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