Improving Ventilation and Air Filtration to Help Prevent COVID Transmission in the Workplace

  After two years of working from home, many companies have started searching for ways to get back to work while still protecting employees from COVID. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends utilizing a multi-layered protection approach including masks, social distancing, hand hygiene, vaccination, and improving the building’s ventilation (Ref. 1). Using… Learn More

SAS Clean Air Scholarship Winners

All of us at Sentry Air are astounded by the amount of creativity, thoughtfulness, time, energy, and knowledge that were expressed in each scholarship entry. We received over 200 entries with amazing depictions of “What Air Quality Means to Me?” through video, physical art, digital art, essays, podcasts, etc. We received so many amazing entries… Learn More

Best Practices for Advance Spiking of IV Bags

To protect the safety of the patient, the Joint Commission and United States Pharmacopeia (USP) advise to always spike IV bags in an ISO Class 5 Cleanroom environment. Following best practices for advance spiking of IV bags helps prevent microbial growth, safeguard the health of the patient, and preserve the beyond-use date (BUD), expiration date,… Learn More

SAS Clean Air Scholarship

Introducing the SAS Clean Air Scholarship — Sentry Air Systems is launching a new scholarship program to support students and help them further their education with vital financial support. We hope to provide educational opportunities for students while helping to lessen the financial load. The SAS Clean Air Scholarship will award (1) $2,500 scholarship to… Learn More

Pharmaceutical Compounding

Pharmaceutical Compounding… Are you doing it Safely?

Practicing safe pharmaceutical compounding helps protect the pharmacist from exposure to harmful substances and particulate, as well as preserve the safety of the medication for the patient. Compounding entails the creation of a drug customized to meet the unique needs of an individual patient (Ref. 1). A compounding pharmacist uses a licensed physician’s prescription to… Learn More

Stool Culture + Sentry Air Systems

What is Stool Culture? Stool culture is the process of testing a sample of stool in order to determine whether you have an infection in your lower digestive tract due to pathogenic germs such as bacteria, fungus, viruses, or protozoa. This test is used to identify the various types of bacteria that can cause disease… Learn More

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Understanding Your Indoor Air Quality

Over the past few years, there has been a growing concern with overall Indoor Air Quality with pollutants being entered into the home and office space more frequently. As research has indicated, people are now spending roughly 90 percent of their time indoors, with a much higher risk of being exposed to health hazards that… Learn More

Mail Processing Safety: Biohazard Control and Containment Hoods

As pathogens, particulate, viruses, and biohazards have become more common to be found in the mail, it is imperative now more than ever to ensure some safety measures and controls are in place to prevent these hazards. By the recommended guidelines of the U.S. Postal Service and OSHA, private mailroom operations that deal with any… Learn More

COVID-19 Air Filtration Solutions for Schools

This year, the start of the school year has a much different climate and routine with schools using varied instructional methods including virtual classrooms, in-person instruction, and a combination of both. In-person instruction can play a vital role in a student’s education, emotional and social development, and mental health support (Ref. 1). Likewise, schools furnish… Learn More

Celebrate Earth Day with Sentry Air Systems

At Sentry Air Systems, Earth Day is important to our mission as we strive to provide solutions for cleaner air in the workplace. Our systems help provide improved workplace environment by creating a safer breathing space, offering ductless systems that filter out contaminates instead of ducting externally, cleanable and reusable filters, and reusing or recycling… Learn More