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Michael Garron HospitalClass 1 Inc. is pleased to announce Michael Garron Hospital is part of an exciting redevelopment project, which will enable the delivery of efficient, accessible, high-quality patient care. Class 1 along with our team- Ellis Don & Modern Niagara are excited to provide the first on-site oxygen generation system for a major acute care facility in North America as part of the construction project.



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IPAC Canada and Class 1 Inc have collaborated on the development of the Class 1 Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to provide funding for a patient or family member to attend the IPAC Canada annual conference.

Class 1 Inc Scholarship-2018 National Education Conference



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Class 1 Inc was invited to speak about Engineered Infection Prevention (EIP) at the CHES Alberta Spring Conference.

Click here to view the presentation CHES Alberta Spring 2018 Presentation



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SmartFlo SinkImportant sink study from The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) suggests that "ozonated water can effectively kill MRSA, C. auris, and Pseudomonas. It can self-clean, reducing the burden of C. auris and Pseudomonas and has the potential to reduce the number of sink-associated infections in hospitals."

 SHEA Spring Conference 2018 Poster Presentation



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Auto UV-CA recent evaluation of the Auto UV-C suggests "an automated, wall-mounted UV-C device could provide a useful adjunct to manual cleaning of patient bathrooms with minimal added workload for environmental services personnel."

 

Click here to see the Recent Evaluation of the Auto UV-C



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 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Class 1 Inc. is pleased to announce that Sunnybrook Health Sciences and the Ontario Ministry   of Health and Long Term Care have specified Class 1’s award-winning Engineered Infection Prevention (EIP) technology as a safeguard for immunocompromised patients for  the new Sunnybrook Complex Malignant Hematology Program Headstart Project. 

 



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Vancouver General Hospital Class 1 Inc. is pleased to announce that Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) has ordered the world’s first self-disinfecting patient room system to be installed in two treatment rooms in the VGH Burn Unit.

VGH has a strong history of research, innovation and early adoption of novel infection prevention technologies...



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February 27, 2018
Re-Thinking HAI Prevention

Invisible bacteriaWe’ve learned a lot in recent years about the interaction of patients and staff with the physical environment. Invisible bacteria, viruses and fungi travel like swirling snowflakes through the air landing and accumulating on surfaces 24/7. 

For more information.  Email: eipsales@class1inc.com

https://issuu.com/hospitalnews/docs/hospital_news_february_2018



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Class 1 is featured in yet another article as a "...company focused on ( infection prevention) solutions that do not require chemicals or human involvement to be effective..."

Select the link below to read more

https://www.hpnonline.com/high-touch-low-transfer/#



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Humber Washroom DissinfectionClass 1 Inc. is pleased to announce that Humber River Hospital, the world’s first all-digital hospital, is deploying new state-of-the-art AutoUV disinfection technology in the redevelopment of the Finch Site as part of the Ontario Ministry of Health’s initiative to open 2,000 new beds to meet the expected surge in demand during this year’s flu season.



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UV Dis-infectionOnly a few years ago, no one ever heard of automated room disinfection. In a short time, room-disinfection systems have proved to be so efficient in thwarting hospital-acquired infection (HAI) that now the problem is not to figure out whether you need it but how to choose the right system for your medical facility.



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Andrea Horvath at Class 1On Thursday June 8th, 2017 MPP, Leader of the NDP Andrea Horwath and MPP Kitchener-Waterloo Catherine Fife stopped by the Class 1 Inc. headquarters in Cambridge, ON to check out the latest healthcare innovation, Engineered Infection Prevention.



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Barry Hunt Class 1 IncOn April 17, 2016 Class 1 President and CEO, Barry Hunt, was featured on Scully: The World Show running on more than 200 stations across America (broadcast in the Toronto market on WNED Buffalo). SHOWScully: The World Show is a Canadian talk show hosted by Robert Scully, who has interviewed some of the world’s most prominent and famous personalities.



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Patient Safety AnnouncemntClass 1 Inc., is in one of the top ten spots for winning the Patient Safety Innovation Award by the Patient Safety Movement. In order to be a part of the ranking you must have an innovation that will help reach a goal of ZERO preventable deaths by 2020.



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UV DisinfectionOn October 31, 2016 an article written by CEO and Class 1 President, Barry Hunt, was published in the Fall Journal of Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society. This article called, "Seeing The Light: UVC light engineer’s weapon in battle against superbugs", addresses the significant reduction in bioburden when patient rooms were disinfected with mobile ultraviolet C (UVC) light devices operated by environmental services at terminal discharge.



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