How to Use a Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer

Non-contact thermometers have become a key component of infection control plans for many companies. But a lack of knowledge on how to properly use a laser pointer infrared thermometer can cause you to misread the temperature and throw your efforts in vain.

How to use a non-contact thermometer

Using a non-contact thermometer should be quick and easy, which is one reason companies choose to include temperature measurement in their infection control plans. How to measure body temperature with an infrared thermometer. You have a peek here for  non-contact  infrared thermometer.

How The Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer Works & How To Use For Best  Accuracy

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Make sure the battery is plugged in or the device is charging.

The device may take some time to warm up and adjust to room temperature when turned on. The Bedroom non-contact thermometer takes 10-15 minutes to “warm-up” when you insert the battery for the first time or if you don’t use it for a long time.

Each thermometer will likely have slightly different instructions on which button to press when preparing to take a temperature reading. Depending on the product you are using, your thermometer may have different settings. Make sure the body temperature is regulated properly. 

Precautions must be taken to ensure accurate reporting. Variables such as lens misalignment and environmental factors such as other objects and reflective surfaces can affect measurement accuracy. Learn more about accurate temperature measurement in our blog post How Accurate is a Thermometer.

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