Infection Control & First Aid Blog

How far can a sneeze travel

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/10/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Infection Control, Health

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

"Bless you!"

It's so ingrained in us to offer this common courtesy after a sneeze, that we rarely think about the impact a person's sneeze can have on our health. Here's the disgusting truth about sneezing and coughing: contagious germs can spread further and faster than you think.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

September is National Preparedness Month

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/3/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Safety, Health, Preparedness

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic shed light on how unprepared for disasters we are as a country, business owners, and individuals. From pandemics to hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, chemical spills, house fires, and beyond, do not get caught unprepared. September is National Preparedness Month, and honestly, this could not come at a more relevant time.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

Elevate safety culture with off-the-job safety programs

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/14/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Safety, Worker Safety, Travel, Health, Personal Care, Promotional Kits, Private Label, occupational health & safety

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

By now, almost all organizations should have a safety program in place to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for their employees. While these procedures look good on paper, if they are not integrated into daily operations and consistently reinforced, then they are likely to be ineffective. How can an organization keep safety top of mind? By developing a safety culture.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

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

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

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.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

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

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

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.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]

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

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

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.

Read More [fa icon="long-arrow-right"]
I am a Distributor
 
I am a Consumer