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Publication Type: Safety Information
Date: 11/26/2021 12:00:00 AM
Country: Australia

This safety notice addresses the current promotion of portable recirculating air filtration devices to improve the air quality within hospitals to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. The purpose of this Safety Information Notice is to ensure: 1.the choice to use these devices is informed by evidence; and 2. where these devices are used, the selection is guided by a technical performance specification. This will ensure that matters such as placement, performance, consumables, maintenance, and spare parts are considered. Recommendations related to the appropriate purchase and use of portable air filtration devices are provided.

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portable air filtration device, HEPA-filter

Recirculating air filtration device use in NSW hospitals