Decontamination Service

Safety first, protection in an instant

As a specialised supplier of air technology solutions, we’re totally focused on the decontamination challenges faced in a wide number of environments.

Our BIOGEN™ decontamination service has proved instrumental in not only eliminating microorganisms and safeguarding against contamination, but also providing immediate validation, enabling facilities to be quickly brought back into operation.

This rapid response approach is transforming the cleaning and disinfection process, with facilities quickly being brought back into operation, having dramatically reduced the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) or contamination from other pathogens.

Decontamination Services

Our BIOGEN™ DUO system achieves a level of efficacy unmatched by standard cleaning and disinfection technologies, achieving a 6-log sporicidal reduction.

Our bio-decontamination service can be quickly deployed to hospitals, healthcare facilities, cleanrooms and laboratories.

Our engineers attend the site and carry out a full decontamination, which is instantly validated with enzyme indicators (EI), and issue a comprehensive report on completion.

Studies have shown that vapourised hydrogen peroxide is an effective method of eliminating viruses similar to COVID-19 from contaminated surfaces. Our BioGen DUO system achieves a level of efficacy unmatched by standard cleaning practices and other disinfection technologies, achieving a 6-log sporicidal reduction.

Our Bio-Decontamination Service can be quickly deployed to hospitals, healthcare facilities, schools, laboratories and even vehicles e.g. ambulances, police.

  • Kills 99.9999% of all pathogens on surface
  • Validated instantly using Enzyme Indicators
  • Bring facilities back into operation quickly
  • Elimination of Healthcare Associated Infections
  • Comprehensive report issued on completion
  • Highly trained engineers deployed onsite 24/7
  • Hospital & Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotech
  • Life sciences
  • Public Sector & Emergency vehicles
  • Schools, universities, museums, galleries, etc.
  • Banks, offices, work spaces.

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With advanced air technology, comes a more advanced understanding of your needs.

If you need further help or would like to request a quote for any of our products and services, please contact us using the link below.

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What our clients have to say

As always I appreciate all your help including the rest of your team, it really is a breath of fresh air dealing with you all.

Hospital Estates and Engineering Manager, Spire Healthcare

We have had a number of cabinets fail due to a leak test. Anthony Rushton was very accommodating in relaying his findings to our supplier to try and get a resolution. Not only did he articulate his findings precisely and accurately, but he also supported myself in ensuring (and understanding) the information being passed back to me was also correct. Thanks for your support on this at such late notice, really appreciate it.

Senior Operations Specialist/Site Lead, AstraZenaca

Many thanks for your help over the last few days, especially the site teams who pulled out the stops and have done everything they could to help us resolve this issue and get the theatres back in use by this morning. We found them a really helpful and professional team.

Regional Engineering Manager, Spire Healthcare

Please can you pass on my thanks to the Howorth Air Tech's Paul Taylor for his excellent professionalism and workmanship

Assistant Site Operations Manager, Bronglais Hospital, NHS Wales

I would not wish to use anyone else, Howorth Air Tech's service is outstanding. Claire Fenlon is always helpful and polite. All the engineers who have been to site are knowledgable and prepared to go the extra mile to return the hospital to full service

Manager, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

We had a faulty operating light in our outpatients department. The job was completed and the engineer was very well mannered. Thank you.

Hospital Engineer, Spire Leeds Hospital

You can rest assured that any work that is undertaken will be completed correctly and to the prescribed regulations, faults are clearly identified and remedial quotations are delivered quickly

Spire Elland Hospital

All staff that I have contact with are helpful and professional, Lindsay and Claire always accommodate any issues we have

Matt Baxter, Airedale General Hospital

Engineers are very thorough. They attend The Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth on time and are very well presented. They act in a professional manner and have built a good rapport with all parties involved.

Wayne John, Engineering Manager (UK & Ireland), ENGIE

We have been working with Howorth since 2014, and happy to award them another 5-Year comprehensive contract this year for all our UCV servicing and annual verification of all our theatres and critical ventilation. Despite many of our Ultra Clean canopies being 3rd party manufactured, they have the experience and aptitude to repair and rectify issues surroundng the ventilation and canopies on our site. Additionally their dedication and response times to site are excellent and we continue to trust Howorth to deliver

Estates Manager, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Following the verification works, I would like to say a big thank you to Dan Rannard, Sean Myatt Jnr and Ellis Longworth for their professional work and support when working on Acute Theatres 5,6, TDC Theatre 3 and F-Side Theatre 10 at Wythenshawe Hospital.

Operations Manager, Sodexo

Thank you to everyone who helped today at Howorth from Little Aston Hospital, after we had our Theatre Three lights go down this morning. Howorth Air Tech got us a portable light so we did not have to cancel this afternoon’s list. They also sent an engineer with two new boards, now fitted, to get our old operating lights up and running again.

Director of Clinical Services, Spire Healthcare Group

I find Howorth very helpful in resolving PPM remedial faults. Continue the excellent service and support.

HV - Authorised Person, Skanska Facilities Services, Royal London Hospital

Howorth Air Tech are my preferred maintenance supplier. The service I receive from everyone is excellent, they are all a credit to the company.

Technical Support Officer, Estates & Facilities, Leighton Hospital

May I also take the opportunity to thank Michael Steele for supporting us, he has been very professional and helpful throughout.

Senior Technical Lead, Nuffield Health

Just as I read your email, I received a call from the driver to say he has just pulled into the hospital grounds so the HEPA filters have safely arrived. We are now able to reinstate the theatre canopy today and thanks for your assistance in resolving this quickly for us. In a world where people are quick to complain when something doesn't go quite right, I feel good to praise when I receive great service. This is what I have received today, thank you.

Stores Manager, Skanska

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