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Swiftclean launches ventilation cleaning service

New service will give customers access to a complete specialist LEV testing and cleaning service

Design and Build | Cleaning

Energy saving lights for hazardous areas

Take up less than half the space required by conventional linear luminaires

Design and Build | Europe

Time to act to protect long term employee health

While the rates of accidents likely to cause immediate health problems in the pharma industry are relatively low, the effective monitoring of longer term health effects needs addressing, argues workplace dust and noise measurement specialist Casella

Clothing and Personal Equipment | Regulatory | Measurement and Analysis

Opinion: Balancing patient and worker safety

Failing to protect the well-being of workers can have unforeseen legal and financial consequences

Europe | Regulatory | Cleaning

Atlas Clean Air buys assets of Mach-Aire out of administration

FRP Advisory Partners says Atlas offered the best solution to the company and its creditors

Design and Build | Containment | Europe | Finance | Manufacturing and Equipment

A review of past and future design challenges

John Challenger, non-executive Chairman, WH Partnership, looks back at how cleanroom design has developed over the past 40 years and at the current drivers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors that might affect designs in the future

Design and Build | Pharmaceuticals

Mesa Laboratories acquires UK and Germany distribution of biological indicators

These products are used to assess the effectiveness of sterilisation processes

Europe | Cleaning | Measurement and Analysis

Moving towards green barrier systems

As the pharmaceutical sector looks to cut costs wherever possible, Dr Johannes Rauschnabel, Chief Pharma Expert, Bosch Packaging Technology, reviews the energy use of RABS vs isolators

Containment | Manufacturing and Equipment | Pharmaceuticals

IEST publishes IEST-RP-CC012.3

The Recommended Practice provides information on cleanroom planning procedures, design requirements, and construction protocol

Design and Build | North America | Regulatory

Auditing cleanrooms

Many aspects of a cleanroom are designed to ensure contamination control, including control of air movement, air filtration, cleanroom practices, cleaning and disinfection schemes. Tim Sandle discusses how the different aspects are assessed through the audit process

Regulatory | Measurement and Analysis

AstraZeneca gets planning consent for new global R&D centre in Cambridge, UK

Work on the new building is expected to be completed by 2017

Design and Build | Europe

Future evolution of rapid transfer port systems for pharma

Rapid transfer port systems have evolved over the years for use in pharmaceuticals and other industries. Getinge-La Calhène reviews the potential for improving systems further to meet ever-stricter ergonomic and safety requirements

Containment | Manufacturing and Equipment | Pharmaceuticals