Introduction Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. SARS-CoV-2 stands for “Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2”. It has had an unprecedented impact on the health and livelihood of people calling it a global health emergency. The highly infectious virus spread swiftly to at least 185 countries, at least 218 … Read more
On the night of 22 August 2020, a Hotel’s Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) Manager was doing his patrolling rounds when he was informed of an incident involving the shattering of a glass door which injured a hotel guest. Upon enquiry, it was understood that the incident happened in one of rooms of the Hotel and … Read more
Lifts are key machines in any multi-story building and help save thousands of hours in valuable time, energy and effort. To ensure that they consistently work and serve you better, regular maintenance is very important as a lift that is not installed properly or maintained regularly is a ticking time bomb. Having your lift regularly … Read more
Fire, broken down machines, electrical and motor vehicle failures can grind operations to a halt and cost businesses a lot of money. When unfortunate incidents like these happen, companies would want to find the cause of the problem, fix it, and get compensated by their insurers as quickly as possible to resume operations. On the … Read more
As mentioned in the headline news, there’s nationwide category-3 flooding in Malaysia, and thousands of businesses and factories suffered from damaged assets and halted production. Category-3 flood is the most severe level of flooding, where humans & properties are contaminated with water and soil from sewers, waste lines, seawater, or rising river waters that potentially … Read more
New Coronavirus Strain – What Scientists Know The Coronavirus makes copies of itself to spread and infect its target (in this case, human lungs). Over time, the virus is bound to mutate. A new strain of viruses, code-named B.1.1.7, was recently discovered and traced back to the UK. The mutation changes the shape of the … Read more
What is SteraMist? SteraMist is a sterilisation and decontamination system created by TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc. It is designed to sterilise all types of buildings and surfaces in the most effective way possible without any downtime. TOMI is a global company specializing in disinfection and decontamination., utilizing its premier Binary Ionization Technology (BIT) platform through … Read more
What is Antimicrobial Coating? Antimicrobial coating is a process of applying a covering that consists of antimicrobial agents such as biocides or silver nanoparticles. It is mainly used on surfaces and devices to prevent the growth of microorganisms like bacteria, mold, mildew, or algae. It can continue to perform even through regular, repeated water exposure, … Read more
AGI have acquired 3D Matterport and are planning to send it to seventeen different countries around the world for the relevant authorities to capture the 3D-images of fire sites, water damaged sites, etc., independent of human intervention. With an error of only one percent, this revolutionary camera is a technological feat, surpassing human capability and defying human fallibility.
The fire forensic science community has been looking into ways to improve fire investigation, especially in the identification of fire origin. As fire forensic science evolves from practical knowledge towards a scientific foundation, capabilities such as interpreting fire patterns need further attention.