Approved Air offers a full range of comprehensive inspection, validation, verification and commissioning services for critical ventilation systems throughout medical facilities.
The list below outlines each key service:
New Build Advice at Tender Stage
Approved Air has a wealth of experience in inputting to the design of critical area ventilation solutions within medical facilities. We can provide reviews of suggested systems and recommendations on equipment that would best meet the needs of key areas to ensure both compliance with standards and safety to users. Therefore using our services at the initial planning stage can aid the Trust in avoiding costly future revisions and delays in making the clinical area operational.
New Build Validation
Approved Air is able to fully validate new installations to assess compliance with the necessary Health Technical Memorandum standards. Where issues are identified we help the client overcome them with the aim of avoiding costly further revisions and delays in making the area operational.
Approved Air undertakes verifications for hundreds of medical areas across the UK. As specialists in this field we minimise interruptions in use of areas offering out of hours testing where best suited to clinical need. Approved Air is committed to supporting the client in resolving any identified issues in the shortest time possible and at the lowest cost.
Approved Air frequently undertakes surveys of ventilation systems in operation and provides clear plans and feedback to the client.
HEPA Filter DOP Testing and Replacement
Approved Air carry out and report on HEPA filter testing. Supply and fitting of new filters, where required is also offered.
Approved Air has specialised equipment to carry out Particle Counting, as required in designated Clean Rooms, measuring at multiple points within the room/s and reporting readings at various particle sizes.
CO & CO2 Monitoring
Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Dioxide measuring and reporting is available on request. Tests will assess levels of these gases against current HSE/COSHH workplace exposure limits guidelines.
Temperature and Humidity Surveys
Approved Air surveys temperature and humidity levels within a given area against recommended ranges for that area. These tests are also included as a part of our standard validation or annual verification reports
Duct Dust Testing
Approved Air offers a duct dust sample measuring service. Using independent certified laboratory services the samples are analysed and results reported on. Based on these results Approved Air will recommend any actions required to improve cleanliness.
Active Air Sampling and Swab Testing
Approved Air offers active air sampling and swab testing services to ascertain the amount of colony forming units and cleanliness of the area. Using independent certified laboratory services these samples are analysed and results reported on.