Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 8th June 2023 Issue no. 1068
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SoftBank publishes a study on the effects of air quality through the deployment of cobotics
Given the ever-increasing focus on the quality of the air we breathe, especially heightened over the past two years, SoftBank commissioned a study to establish what effects the simple task of vacuuming has on airborne particulates.
Partnering with Infogrid - the smart building expert - utilising its air monitoring sensors, over 400,000 data points were taken in several sites, monitoring airborne particulates under normal activity and subsequently following the deployment of automated cobots.
Drawing on research from the World Health Organisation and other studies by Harvard and Leesman, the results are surprising and positive!
Considering the amount of effort that business is now exerting to provide comfort to employees returning to the workplace, this study will greatly assist facilities managers in providing another tool in their armoury.
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