Infection Control & First Aid Blog

Aircraft Accident Sites & Hazards (Part 2)

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/20/18 10:30 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Airlines Industry

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Everyone knows the dangers of electrocution, but the dangers of noise are not as widely known. There are certain precautions to take for each situation on the aircraft accident site.

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What Is The FAA’s Control Program for Bloodborne Pathogens? (Part 2)

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/13/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Airlines Industry

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Coming into contact with blood can be very dangerous. You never fully know if there are bloodborne pathogens or other potentially infectious material within the blood that you come into contact with. The Federal Aviation Administration has regulations that need to be followed and met in this specific event, much of it speaking about hepatitis B.

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Aircraft Accident Sites & Hazards (Part 1)

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/18 10:30 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Airlines Industry

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Aircraft accident sites create a lot of hazards, no matter the size of the accident. It is essential to know what dangers you may come across and exactly how to handle each situation.

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What Is The FAA’s Control Program for Bloodborne Pathogens? (Part 1)

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/30/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Airlines Industry

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Safetec of America, Inc. wants to make sure you and your employees are protected in the event of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Below are the requirements from the Federal Aviation Administration Control Program listed under chapter 17.

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Is It A Cold Or Seasonal Allergies?

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/23/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy

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With the seasons changing, there is always the question whether our symptoms of a cold are from a virus or if they are allergies. This is a common mistake because a cold and allergies have many traits in common with each other. It is essential to know if it is a cold or allergies so it can be adequately treated.

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Where Are The Germ Hot Spots?

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/16/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Germs

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How often do you come across a situation where you think to yourself, “I wish I had hand sanitizer with me right now.”? There are a countless number of times when I get caught without hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes and instantly regret it.

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What’s On Your Device?

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/9/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in New Products, Device Wipe

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In today's age, it is nearly impossible to go a couple of minutes without coming into contact with some electronic device. Items range from cell phones, tablets, computers, televisions, remote controls, or even your car. One of the most common ways for germs to spread is through these devices. The microscopic life forms can be harmless, but of course, the ones we want to prevent from spreading are the harmful ones.

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What You Need To Know Every Flu Season

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/3/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Influenza Season, Cold and Flu

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When it comes to the flu, it feels like the season never ends—or at least it gets longer and longer every year. And the flu virus is a tricky one: Scientists are never quite sure what strain is going to hit. Essentially, there are four different types of the flu this season that someone can get. Scientists do their best to create a vaccine that helps the most people, but especially those at risk such as children, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems.

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A Wipe For Every Screen And Device

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/25/18 9:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in New Products

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Safetec of America, Inc. is launching a new product, the Device Wipe. This pre-moistened wipe was designed to sanitize those objects that we use the most, such as your phone, television, computer, tablet, remote, and much more. This wipe can be used on touchscreen, glass, and plastic surfaces leaving a streak-free and lint-free surface.

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Filthy Screen? Make it Clean with the NEW Safetec Device Wipe

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/16/18 8:45 AM / by Dana Szymkowiak posted in New Products

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Refresh your device wherever you go

BUFFALO, NY – Safetec of America, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of their new Device Wipe. These ready to use pre-moistened wipes safely sanitize and remove dirt, grime, smudges, and fingerprints from all plastic, glass, and touchscreen surfaces.

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