HSE include UVC as a suitable method of disinfecting workplaces

The Health and Safety Executive (hse.gov.uk) include UV disinfectant as a suitable method of disinfecting workplaces

“UV treatments may be suitable options to help control the spread of the virus, by cleaning and disinfecting a larger space or room. Any use of these treatments for these purposes should form part of your COVID-19 risk 
HSE – Government health and safety executive.”

“Scientists found, in 1978, that the UVC light can be used to destroy microorganisms and, since then, it has been produced artificially and used to sterilize hospitals, offices, airplanes, and factories.”
International business times – July 2020

“Based on our results, continuous airborne disinfection with far-UVC light at the current regulatory limit could greatly reduce the level of airborne virus in indoor environments occupied by people,”
says the study’s lead author David Brenner PhD
 Columbia university June 2020

“Airborne viruses are capable of becoming suspended in the air, typically when an infected individual coughs or sneezes. They can then be inhaled by unsuspecting individuals resulting in new infections. Airborne viruses can affect both animals and humans”
Verywell health March 2020

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