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Have you considered medical-grade technology for infection prevention?

Our friends at Seal Shield™, the world leader in the innovation, development, and manufacturing of medical-grade equipment (especially designed to fight infection), have offered to tell our readers more about how their products can help with COVID-secure hygiene strategies. 

Reopening worksites over the coming months will require extra precautions to prevent the spread of illness. On a daily basis, you'll need to clean and disinfect all surfaces and high-touch items used by lots of people, including:

  • doors/doorknobs
  • coffee machines
  • light switches
  • printers
  • phones
  • workstations
  • touchscreens
  • keyboards and mice.

The risks

Is there a risk to technology when you're disinfecting it so often?

Surfaces such as tables, chairs, and railings are relatively simple to disinfect with a germicidal wipe or spray. However, adequate disinfection of high-touch technologies such as keyboards, mice, and touch screen devices can damage expensive equipment.

Standard keyboards and mice

A study performed by University of Arizona researchers found that the average desktop has 400 times more bacteria than the average toilet seat. However, daily and effective disinfection of keyboards could reduce the risk of cross-contamination. Unfortunately, standard keyboards and mice are not waterproof or compatible with medical-grade disinfectants. This makes it exceptionally difficult to eliminate nosocomial pathogens and bacteria on the surface and in hard-to-reach crevices.

The solution

Opting for medical-grade alternatives

Seal Shield™ washable, waterproof keyboards are purposefully designed to mitigate cross-contamination risk with regular and vigorous disinfection capabilities. Seal Shield™ keyboards are washable, dishwasher safe, and compatible with medical-grade disinfectants. They're available in a few different styles and sizes, making them the perfect fit for any workspace or tighter applications.

Benefits of Seal Shield™ keyboards

Laser-etched key labels support product longevity and usability throughout regular cleanings. Seal Shield™ keyboards contain an antimicrobial agent to prevent microorganisms from degrading the product. Some great Seal Shield™ keyboards you can find on the Posturite website include:

For quick tasks, this keyboard with integrated touch pad is conveniently compact. It'll stand up to being disinfected with bleach and put in the dishwasher. Shop now.

This is a more stylish option in keeping with a modern aesthetic. Benefit from low profile, laptop-style keys and a removable silicon cover which can be wiped clean. The connection cable can be completely removed for dishwashing – a simple rubber plug seals the keyboard and provides total protection from water incursion. Shop now.

Benefits of Seal Shield™ waterproof mice

Computer mice can often be overlooked as part of regular cleaning routines despite how often they are touched. Seal Shield™ waterproof mice feature a watertight design that stands up to thorough and adequate disinfection.

Seal Shield™ mice are washable, waterproof, and compatible with harsh cleaners. These capabilities enable the removal of germs and bacteria on the surface and in hard-to-reach crevices. Seal Shield mice contain an antimicrobial agent to prevent microorganisms from degrading the product. Some great Seal Shield™ mice you can find on the Posturite website include:

A classic-style mouse with hidden infection-fighting features. It features two buttons with scroll wheel and a long cable with Seal Cap to make it waterproof. Added antimicrobial protection inhibits the growth of microbial bacteria, mould and fungi. Shop now.

Benefit from all the same antimicrobial and waterproof technology - this time in stylish white. Shop now.

Learn More

Seal Shield™’s mission is to serve the businesses and organisations that work tirelessly to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Visit their website to learn more about how Seal Shield™ medical-grade technologies can help provide a safer environment for employees returning to the worksite.