Infection Control & First Aid Blog

Are You prepared for a medical emergency?

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/9/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Compliance, First Aid

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According to the National Safety Council, every 7 seconds, a workplace injury occurs. Is your facility correctly prepared to handle a workplace injury? Do you have a first aid kit? If so, do your employees know where it's located? How can Safetec help you prepare and respond?

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Bloodborne Pathogens: The hidden hazards in non-healthcare settings

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/7/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in OSHA, Workplace Injuries, Standards & Compliance, Compliance, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, Worker Safety, Universal Precaution, Healthcare-associated infections, Health, Cleaning, Hepatitis A, Disease, Schools, HIV

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It’s easy enough to determine the potential exposure in a healthcare or laboratory setting. While it’s unlikely that exposure to blood occurs regularly in a non-healthcare setting, there is still a potential for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

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OSHA vs EPA; The Jurisdiction of Two Compliance Titans

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/10/19 10:30 AM / by Safetec posted in OSHA, Compliance, EPA

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In the modern workplace, proper cleanliness and sanitation are vital to making sure that disease doesn’t spread. However, in the healthcare world keeping your facility disease free isn’t nearly as easy. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Health Safety Administration regularly update strict guidelines for facility sanitation and the production of sanitation products. These major players are responsible for updating the compliance regulations on businesses and public health in general.

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Safetec’s Ab-ZORB-ing Superstar

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/8/16 4:25 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products, Compliance

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Zorb & Super Barrier Zorb Sheets - Safetec of America
Is your company in desperate need to utilize or distribute an item that can help reduce the compliance risks with handling and shipping of infectious substances and/or dangerous goods? Safetec of America here when you need us. Have you seen our super absorbent Zorb Sheets? If not, here is a great introduction to them.
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