TapSnap   Handwashing Surveillance Monitor

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The world’s first water outlet flushing surveillance monitor!

Verify water

outlet flushing and hand washing compliance with

a simple

visual management device.

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"Flushing makes a big impact on the levels of bacteria, including Legionella, in showers, taps, etc.  Anything that would help people spot low-use water outlets, and tell them when to flush would be useful."      

                                                 - Simon Dooner

                                                   Director, Legionella Control International     

The Product

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TapSnap    is a low-cost tool that verifies a water outlet has been flushed within guidelines and that all hand washing events are compliant to the 20 sec CDC recommendation.  It provides a visual reminder for hand washing compliance.  Within restaurants, TapSnap    monitors help reduce the risk of waterborne infection, transmission of bacteria and viruses through appropriate hand 

washing hygiene per the CDC.

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Innovative Design Detects and Monitors Water Flow

The TapSnap monitor is a patent-pending design utilizing a unique vibration sensor combined with a timer and LED light.  It’s all packaged into a small enclosure that attaches directly to showers, eyewash stations, and faucets for easy installation, removal or repositioning.  The embedded sensor detects vibration caused by water flow through the outlet and starts a timer.  The battery-powered monitor acts as both a stagnation and flushing timer alerting users when to flush an outlet and for how long. Stagnation times can be set to 1-week or 1-month.

How It Works

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Assemble
  • Select stagnation timer setting 

  • Install battery into PCBA

  • Insert PCBA into housing

  • Snap battery cover in place

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Install
  • Choose location on outlet

  • Snap monitor onto outlet

  • Turn on water, full flow

  • Flush until LED turns Green

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Flush to Reset
  • LED flashing Red? Time to flush

  • Turn on water, full flow

  • Flush until LED turns Green

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Features

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Easily snaps on standard round diameter water outlets (0.68" - 0.88")
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Green "heartbeat" LED confirms
monitor is working
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Highly visible green/red LED indicators
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Works on low-flow or high-flow outlets
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Small, compact design
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Low-battery indicator. Easy to replace
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"Smart" flushing timer - longer stagnation requires longer flushing
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Selectable stagnation timer - 1 week or 1 month
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Does not contact the water flow
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Battery-operated, no power cords
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Splash-proof and water resistant
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Quick to install, remove, or relocate

"Since the monitors have been installed it has reminded staff to flush the lines when the sensor flashes red.......I would like to eventually see these sensors on all eye wash stations and showers."

                                                        - Aloyoise MacNaught  

                                                          Infection Prevention

                                                          Stephen's Memorial Hospital    

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Benefits

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Applications

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Faucets

Use on high-risk faucets with spray aerators (e.g. OR scrub sinks) or attached eyewash stations.

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Showers

Perfect for rarely used staff or patient showers - either hand-held showers with hose loops or wall-mount showers.

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Eye Wash Stations

Fits on multiple styles - from stationary to swing-in-place or faucet-mounted versions.

 

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