UV-C disinfecting devices ensure the safety of players

Distributed by Forte Healthcare, the portable device kills up to 99.99% of bacteria in 10 minutes

Technology – Teleghraph: Forte Healthcare, a boutique healthcare advisory firm in the UAE, has provided UV-C mobile disinfecting devices to cricket stadiums in the UAE to ensure cricket players and staff safety during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Strict precautionary measures are implemented to combat the spread of COVID-19, as the leading cricket league kicked-off on Saturday.

Manufactured by Momentum India, a Noida-based health & safety company, the UV-C Room Disinfectant Device has proven to eradicate SARS-COV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. The portable device can disinfect an area of 500-600 sq.ft within 10 minutes, eliminating approximately 99.99 percent of viruses and bacteria. Equipped with a zero shadow technique, the device delivers 100 percent UV radiation to surfaces and spaces without hindrance.

Speaking about the product and its benefits, Karan Rekhi, CEO at Forte Healthcare, stated that UV-C disinfection devices had been provided to IPL Cricket venues to ensure the safety of the venues and players on this very important 53 days tournament. IPL teams are using these devices for sanitizing hotel rooms and other areas, ensuring safety of their players. It is also used to disinfect all closed spaces, including, corporate boxes, VVIP & VIP rooms, player lounges, commentary box and locker rooms at the stadium using the device’s UV technology.

Rekhi states that UV-C is more effective than other chemical disinfectants as it leaves no residue upon application and is 100 percent fire safe (unlike alcohol-based disinfectants). “The device is specially designed for commercial and residential spaces, with the capacity of running multiple cycles throughout the day. It accounts for zero human error and allows for the instant reoccupation of any space upon application. These devices are also beneficial for schools, hotels, homes, restaurants, and offices, and we are getting a lot of interest in making them safe during these testing times,” he said.

Tested by FICCI Research and Analysis center, one of India’s leading laboratories for analytical services, the device can effectively help limit the spread of COVID-19 infections. Players can enjoy a successful 13th edition of one of the most popular sporting events.

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