Chemical-free disinfection

Chemical-free disinfection of indoor air in stadiums, arenas, sports facilities

An amount for infection protection with certified UV-C technology from Martin Sembach, Director Strategic Business Development at GoGaS Goch GmbH & Co. KG.

In addition to the sporting events themselves, safety, reliability and comfort are among the basic needs and expectations of stadium visitors around the world. In 2020, the term security and the associated challenges posed by SARS CoV-2 became even more important. In its September 2, 2020 edition, the Ärzteblatt reported on how a so-called super spreader event came about in a tour group in Hangzhou, China, at the beginning of 2020. The group was split into two buses. According to Ärzteblatt, about 35% of the travelers were infected in the first bus during a 50-minute journey, not a single passenger in the second bus. The first time the air conditioning was out of order.

According to the findings of an investigation and study by JAMA Intern Med. 2020; 180 (12), the prevalence in the first bus is precisely due to this shortcoming. This post shows, based on this experience, that
Incidentally, it can be easily transferred to practically all rooms in stadiums, arenas and sports facilities with a large number of people, possibilities for better protection of visitors and staff, through the use of validated
Techniques for indoor air disinfection. The UV-C technology, which has been used successfully for more than 100 years in the medical, food, pharmaceutical and electrical industries, is used.