Point of Use Filters, Risky Sticking Plaster or Solution to Water Safety Incidents?

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

When a notifiable water safety incident such as a Legionella, Pseudomonas flare up occurs many users reach straight for the Point of Use (POU) filter as an initial remedy, sometimes a stop gap solution but more often as an ongoing solution, effectively putting an expensive sticking plaster over a more serious underlying red flag problem. […]

Why Quarterly Cleaning of Your Showers is Often Ineffective

Posted by on Jul 12, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

As we emerge from lockdown it is becoming increasing clear that in house regular quarterly deep cleaning of showers and hoses to remove bio film, legionella and pseudomonas can be ineffective, unreliable, time consuming, expensive and in some cases unsafe. Current HTM04, ACop & L8 guidelines/recommendations suggest disassembly, deep cleaning, and descaling of shower heads and […]

Anti Biotic Resistance, The Next Bio Crisis?

Posted by on May 20, 2021 in AG+, New | No Comments

Last year in the UK, over 65,000 patients were effected by drug resistant infections, thats 178 per day resulting in over 12,000 deaths. A lot of the antibiotics doctors use today are heavily regulated and monitored because of their eventual aid to resistance.  There is a need for new and safer solutions We at Challis […]

Legionella Control In Housing Association Properties

Posted by on Dec 7, 2020 in AG+ | No Comments

Effective water safety legionella control in housing stock particularly in those of a Housing Association is a challenge.  Despite the fact that it is a vital safety measure it takes up a huge amount of time money and resources. The simple task of gaining access to do this vital safety work is a challenge in […]

Servicing TMV Valves, How To Save Time and Money

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in AG+, New, Product | No Comments

Servicing TMV valves across your estate is an essential procedure ensuring the safety and well being of both staff and patients. This service action protects against not only scald risk but also subsequent water contamination by the likes of legionella and pseudomonas along with a variety of waterborne nasties. TMV servicing is undoubtedly time consuming and […]

No Deal Brexit Continuity Plan

Posted by on Oct 28, 2020 in AG+, Shower Head, Uncategorized | No Comments

As the likelihood of a No deal Brexit looms it is essential that all clients, particularly NHS Trusts and healthcare providers, take measures to ensure security if supply. Something as straight forward as a reassurance from your current supplier that they have taken all available measures to ensure an un-interrupted supply of product to you […]

How Safe Are Your Face Masks & Visors?

Posted by on Aug 12, 2020 in AG+, New, Product | No Comments

I am sure you have noticed reports in the media regarding PPE face visors and masks that turn out to be unfit for purpose and give no protection to the wearer. Even the UK Government has been caught out by cheap substandard visors and facemasks You may be surprised to learn that all that is […]

Covid-19 Cross Contamination Risk From Maintenance Teams Tools

Posted by on Jul 20, 2020 in AG+, Product, Uncategorized | No Comments

PPE combined with disinfecting hands with antimicrobial wipes or hand washes between wards is a well-established protocol that has been undeniably a very effective measure in combating Covid-19. However, the decontamination of tradesman tools as they transfer and work between wards, rooms or buildings is often overlooked and the level of risk often under-considered, within […]

Whats Going to Happen Post Corona Virus Crisis?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Product, WMS | No Comments

Who can confidently claim that the Corona Virus or something similar will not happen again? No one. With this stark reminder in place, we need to plan for the future and how we might lessen the risk. As we have learnt from this Pandemic one of the primary modes of transmission is contact.  If we […]

Challis Ag+ Launch Anti Virus Surface Disinfectant Spray

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in AG+, Product | No Comments

As the Corona Virus pandemic spreads, effective anti-virus measure become increasingly important.  Challis Ag+ is pleased to confirm the immediate availability of its Ag+ Anti Virus surface disinfectant spray. Challis Ag+ Surface Disinfectant is a powerful, highly effective, broad-spectrum disinfectant that is both stable and safe. Independent testing shows it provides a very wide spectrum […]