Engineers at Northwestern University has found a way to retrofit a common commercial emergency ventilator into a device better-suited for COVID-19 patients.
MIT engineers have proposed a suggested design could make it easier to divide air flow for COVID-19 patients in emergencies when no other options are available.
High school students are using University of Missouri 3D printers to make face shields for health care workers in their area and U.S. soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
Houston-area hospitals asked Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) to help manufacture medical devices and personal protective equipment (PPE) for the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Two recent PPE-related projects completed by NVision, Inc. demonstrate the growing role that non-contact scanning/measurement technologies are taking in the race to create new products and designs to minimize exposure to COVID-19.
Michigan Medicine and the U-M College of Engineering have offered a recommended design that is effective and straightforward to produce that addresses the PPE shortage for the COVID-19 pandemic.
An OSHA alert released listing safety tips employers can follow to help protect manufacturing workers from exposure to the COVID-19 virus.