CORONAVIRUS: OMI aims to bring sports back with disinfectant drone

OMI Drone Disinfection System

OMI Environmental Solutions is offering up its drones for the disinfection of large indoor spaces like sports venues, potentially making them safe to use again amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The oil spill response specialist claims its Drone Disinfection System disperses a mist of EPA-approved agents, killing COVID-19 and 99.9% of bacteria within 60 seconds.

Its drones can disperse coronavirus-killing disinfectant inside large open areas such as stadiums, sports arenas, convention centres, warehouses, cinemas, cafeterias, gyms and other high-ceilinged rooms.

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This could mean these venues and more could return to public or private use in the near future.

At the very least, sports fans may see the continuation of their favourite league behind closed doors.

The company’s drone have a 10L capacity for disinfectant and will be flown by FAA-certified flight crews.

OMI says its staff receive daily health and safety briefs, as well as before each job.

Its practices adhere to current WHO and CDC COVID-19 guidelines.

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