Infection Control & First Aid Blog

COVID-19 Cleaning: Do’s and Don'ts of Surface Disinfecting

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/30/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Infection Prevention, Disinfectant, Surface, Germs, Health, Cleaning, Virus, SaniZide Pro 1, Coronavirus, Wuhan Coronavirus, COVID-19

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As we continue to face the global Coronavirus pandemic, we find ourselves taking the task of cleaning and disinfecting to new heights. With good reason, COVID-19 is easily transmissible through touching infected surfaces in addition to human-to-human transmission.

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Stop! Have you washed your hands today?

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/23/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Staying Healthy, Hand Sanitizer, Infection Prevention, Cold and Flu, Hand Hygiene, Germs, Personal Care, Virus, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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Hands down! When it comes to fighting the spread of illness, hand washing is the most important thing you can do to keep you and your family safe.  It's a simple enough concept, but did you know there is a wrong way to do it?  There’s no better time than the present to brush up on how and when to wash your hands.

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How to make your office safer during and after COVID-19

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/15/20 3:13 PM / by Megan Malke posted in Pandemic, Hand Sanitizer, Safety, Cold and Flu, Norovirus, Disinfectant, Surface, Germs, Health, Cleaning, Device Wipe, SaniZide Pro 1, Coronavirus, Wuhan Coronavirus, COVID-19

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As the ultimate champions of a safe and healthy workplace, Safetec wants to help everyone stay healthy in the office. Whether you are currently in an office environment or preparing to reopen, let’s cover the basics of maintaining a sanitary workspace during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Playgrounds Are Germ Breeding Grounds

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/8/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Germs

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It is hard to know precisely what germs we come across during our daily routine. At home, we know what has been disinfected and what hasn’t been, but how often are playgrounds disinfected? Our children are playing on equipment that may be carrying harmful germs and not even know it. There are many steps you can to take to avoid harmful bacteria at the playground.

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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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How Do Dirty Hands Spread Germs?

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/8/17 8:45 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Hand Hygiene, Germs

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Flu season may run from October to April each year; but germs have no season. They can be found nearly anywhere at any time.

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