In recent years, regulations and standards surrounding the handling of medical gases have developed into a complex landscape for healthcare personnel to navigate. That’s why the European Industrial Gases Association (EIGA) intends to share good practices and initiatives at its 2019 Winter Seminar which will commence tomorrow at the Le ...
Over the last decade the regulatory environment for bulk compressed medical gas (CMG) supply systems at healthcare facilities has evolved, resulting in a demand for more formalised processes to document and certify the training of system technicians.
Tom Badstubner, President and Medical, Food and Specialty Gas Consultant at Asterisk, LLC in Lewisville, provides a thorough overview of the latest proposed modernizations to medical gas regulations that will be more appropriate and should eradicate confusion.
If you are a large company with more than 500 employees you’re already in the middle of dealing with compliance issues surrounding the provisions of the US government’s Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA). As for everyone else, primarily most of our readership in the industrial gas manufacturing, and gases ...
Twenty years ago, the vast majority of bulk medical gas systems (BMGS) were installed at large hospitals. This began to change in the 1990s with the proliferation of walk-in centers and nursing/critical care facilities, which led to the evolution of mini-bulk tanks to serve these accounts. Here, Bob Yeoman discusses ...
The design of traditional medical facilities is rapidly changing in response to the evolution of medical technology and methods of patient care. An increasing number of facilities are expanding the scope of their research, requiring fundamentally different laboratory configurations and instruments to those found in typical medical applications.
A key vector that helps organizations sustain, grow, and establish themselves as business leaders in their respective fields on the global stage is a strong business management framework, or infrastructure, that can support and sustain continuous improvement, Kaizen, or Lean tools and Best Practices.
Pentair Valves Controls has designed a new range of pressure and vacuum relief valves, which is the first series to be completely compliant with the new API 2000 regulation.
One of the provisions in the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) set to become law in August of this year involves Food Defense. This article will examine the new provisions that the FSMA will require for Food Defense, and how that may likely affect food and beverage gas firms.
The products provided by the gases industry find their way into virtually every aspect of our lives. From the electronics industry to steel manufacturing and fabrication, petrochemical production, and food production and healthcare industries all depend on a reliable source of gases to operate their business.