SaniStep from MicroFinish, a foot-operated door opener that works on latch-less doors. The intention is to create a product that reduces the spread of pathogens via door handles – a hot topic given the current pandemic. The Durban-based precision engineering company says it is easy to use and cost-effective, and will also assist users to open doors whilst their hands are full.
Cape Town-based Creative Graphics International (CGI) is also contributing to the production of emergency medical equipment. The company is producing face shields and masks for medical personnel and for the general public, as well as decals for floors, doors and windows. These items make use of much of the same technology and raw materials as the decals the company manufactures for OEM and aftermarket customers.
Hudson Rubber, a Gauteng-based rubber fabrication specialist, is marketing a walkthrough booth that can be used in airports, stations, schools, hospitals, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, banks, government agencies, businesses and large institutions for temperature measurement and disinfection. It is easily movable, made of stainless steel, and sturdy and durable.
Odin Health, a division of Jendamark, is providing a tool to track employee health and to communicate company policies and guidelines. The Port Elizabeth company specialises in turnkey solutions for the automotive sector, and now uses a QR code system for identification to ease access control at measurement points. The tool also provides pre-existing condition assessments and temperature progress.