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rZERO - HOW TO PROTECT FANS, STAFF AND PLAYERS IN COVID-19 AND BEYOND
The SARS-CoV-2 virus is relentless, and challenges persist. With a desire to bring fans, staff, and players safely back to the arena, leaders are facing increased pressure to implement effective safety and disinfection protocols, fast. So, what is the best approach?
On March 4, 2021, IIFX and the biosafety company R-Zero discussed how to use UV-C to reduce the spread of infection. By incorporating the same multi-layered approach as hospitals, you can safely bring fans, staff, and players back to the arena.
As COVID-19 has expanded the need for highly effective disinfection solutions beyond patient rooms and operating rooms, arenas across the country are mapping hospital best practices to their own facilities. The highest standards for disinfection will not only help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but also other pathogens prevalent in luxury suites and lockers rooms, such as norovirus and the seasonal flu.
From this webinar you will learn:
-The efficacy of UV-C light, common myths, and how to evaluate it as an air and surface disinfection tool for your facilities.
-How to incorporate hospital-grade disinfection practices in your cleaning and disinfection protocols
-Why UV-C disinfection will make your fans, players, and staff feel safer when they are inside your venue.
Dr. Richard L. Wade
A leading expert in toxicology, Dr. Richard L. Wade has spent the last 43 years in microbiological contamination, toxicology, and risk management roles for the corporate and governmental sectors, including through his time as deputy chief for occupational health Cal/OSHA. He currently serves as Chief Scientist for R-Zero, the first biosafety company dedicated to making the spaces we all live, learn, work, and play safer and clinically clean. He is an advocate for making UV-C light disinfection a regular part of daily cleaning and disinfection processes in the COVID-19 era and beyond.
Dr. Wade has provided technical consultation, risk management and mitigation strategies for some of the world’s most challenging contamination scenarios, including oil spills, the Ebola outbreak and the aftermath of fires and explosions. He has advised many prominent institutions over his career including the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Supreme Court, NASA and ABC News.
Dr. Wade received a Ph.D. and M.P.H. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a B.S. in Biological Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire. He completed postdoctoral studies and training in risk management and corporate planning at Oxford University and the Executive Training Program in Health Policy and Management at Harvard University.
Eli Harris – President, Co-Founder
Eli is an entrepreneur passionate about democratizing technology to aid public health crises and disaster relief, and R-Zero is the most recent manifestation of that passion. Before co-founding R-Zero in April 2020, Eli founded Eco Flow, a portable energy storage company with a mission to develop renewable power solutions that are accessible to the most vulnerable. Eco Flow’s latest product was deployed to ad-hoc hospitals in Wuhan during the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to that, Eli led international partnerships at DJI Technology, the global industry leader in drone development and manufacturing, where he traveled to more than 15 countries researching and testing how drones could support projects like search-and-rescue missions.
WHAT IS COVID TECH PLAYBOOK?
A Live Webinar Series – The Latest Innovative TECHnology Powering a Confident Return to Live Events. The Tech Series provides insight how these products may affect and assist your organization in the COVID-19 Return to Work, Play and Spectate.