No matter the field that someone works in, it is prevalent for people to acquire some cuts or bruises throughout the day. These minor injuries could be just getting a paper cut on your hand or tripping and cutting your leg/foot. Although these are only small wounds that most people don’t pay too much attention to, is essential to clean them properly to prevent any infections from building.
Each year, flu season hits and it seems like everyone is getting sick at some point or another. While the general public gets mostly mild symptoms of illness and recovers quickly, others are not so lucky. For people 65 or above and children younger than 5 with weak immune defenses, they are at more of a risk for developing serious problems in combination with influenza. Some examples of these issues would be Pneumonia, Bronchitis, and both sinus and ear infections.
Although it is rare that people die from getting the flu, it does happen, as Carey Goldberg talks about in her recent article she posted on wbur.org. People do not die from just the flu alone, but from what it brings on and how it affects our body. When people get sick, influenza weakens the immune system, which opens the door for other viruses to hit.
Every year thousands of workers are either injured in accidents or become ill due to picking up diseases from their work place. In 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics made a list of the most dangerous job industries and states. The five most high-risk states for injuries or illnesses are Maine, Vermont, Washington, Montana, and Alaska. While the five lowest risk states are Louisiana, New York, Texas, Virginia, and South Carolina.
WSJK-FM radio had a segment on the misconceptions of cleaning and how people are missing some of the most important spots where bacteria can spread. Their host brought on the ISSA Executive Director of ARCSI or the Association of Residential Cleaning Services, Ernie Hartong. His company consists of cleaning industry specialists who want to develop the world’s most successful residential cleaning companies.
For 25 years, Safetec has been running as a team for countless days and nights as a company dedicated to health safety and effectiveness. Scott Weinstein, the CEO/President of Safetec states, “The key is to have great people and to satisfy our customers. That is what differentiates us and that is our success story.”
Norovirus is a group of viruses that are brought on when the food we eat or surfaces we touch are contaminated, lasting for about 1-3 days. Currently, there are six recognized norovirus genogroups. Three of the genogroups (GI, GII, and GIV) affect humans.