Fascia Graphics Supports the Fight Against Healthcare-Acquired Infections
What are Healthcare-Acquired Infections?
Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) including the ‘superbug’ MRSA, lung infections, bloodstream infections and wound infections are usually contracted as a result of healthcare interventions to treat other conditions. The risk of catching an HAI is increased through poor immune system, existing conditions such as diabetes and open wounds from surgery.
Fascia Graphics® have been manufacturing intelligent medical device products for over 18 years and are helping win the battle against HAIs.
So how can HAIs be prevented?
Harmful bacteria, fungi and mould (MRSA, E.coli, H1 N1 Virus, Salmonella, Legionella, Aspergillus) thrive on surfaces and fabrics in healthcare environments. In healthcare institutions it is mandatory practice to thoroughly clean hands before and after interacting with any patient and when entering and leaving the institution. Routine and terminal cleaning (involving complete surface sanitation) is also standard practise.
At Fascia Graphics we have taken the next step in effective surface sterilisation.
What we do in the fight against HAIs
Research commissioned by the United States Environmental Protection Agency has shown that certain alloys used in these anti-microbial coatings can kill more than 99.9% of MRSA within 2 hours. Our keypads, labels and overlays are being used in hospitals, operating theatres, ambulances, care homes and other healthcare environments.
By using Fascia Graphics products, healthcare institutions are radically reducing the risk of harmful bacteria being transmitted through surfaces used by multiple staff members.
27 May 2014
Back in 2011, Louise Currie and her family were dealt a huge blow when her Nanny Linda was diagnosed with cancer, a disease that affects the lives of so many across the globe. Every time Louise, her younger siblings and the rest of the family heard the word cancer, their spirits would instantly d...
18 Dec 2017
Manufacturers, product designers and engineers are realising the benefits of rapid prototypes on a wide scale. By using rapid prototyping technology, companies can take advantage of a tactile product model, some of which can be functional or just serve as an aesthetic. A visual prototype is the n...
15 Jun 2018
A professionally made nameplate should not be underestimated as an important asset to any business. Not only will it serve a practical purpose in advertising the location of your company to prospective customers and partners, but it also has a more subconscious function as well – that of yo...
14 Jul 2014
At Fascia Graphics® as well as producing membrane keyboards and graphic overlays, we also produce resin dome labels.
A favourite of the automotive industry due to their high gloss finish and durability, the resin dome label is perfect for branding.
Crystal-clear polyurethane is applied to the...