Infection Control & First Aid Blog

Cleaning For Infection Prevention: Ebola

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/7/16 11:48 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Ebola

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If you have workers that are tasked with removing the virus that causes ebola from surfaces in your building; it is your responsibility to make sure that they are protected from exposure. This includes the exposure to harmful chemicals as well as to the virus itself.

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Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/21/16 11:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Workplace Injuries, Worker Safety, DOL

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Like clockwork; every October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year, compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections of workplaces by federal OSHA staff.

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Do You Know What The Costs Are?

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/11/16 10:10 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Workplace Injuries

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If You Fail To Protect Your Workers On The Job?

In 2015 OSHA put together a report that details exactly this. The costs not only affect the workplace, but they affect families, employees and the economy overall. This is a fact: workers earn an average of 15 percent less over 10 years following an injury.

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Why Do I Need Safety Data Sheets for Chemicals?

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/26/16 4:25 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA

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The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires chemical manufacturers, distributors, or importers to provide Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) (formerly known as Material Safety Data Sheets or MSDSs) to communicate the hazards of hazardous chemical products. Safety Data Sheets are an essential component and are intended to provide comprehensive information about a substance or mixture for use in workplace chemical management.

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Help Prevent the Spread of the Flu in your Workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/9/16 4:25 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Flu Prevention

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Are you concerned about the safety of the office this Flu Season? Many people are, even if they are not in charge of the safety of the office. With the way that the flu spreads within an office, and then it spreads at home too, the pool of those that are infected with the virus just grows larger and larger, unless you choose to take preventative measures right off the bat.

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OSHA Penalty Adjustments to Take Effect August 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/29/16 4:25 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA

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With the OSHA penalty adjustment starting today, we wanted to share all of the below information with you to act as a quick reference guide.

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OSHA Announces New Website About Protecting Workers in Industries at High Risk of Exposure to Ebola, Including Healthcare

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/17/14 12:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Ebola

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  • The OSHA Website provides information about protecting people who work for airlines, mortuaries, laboratories, customs, emergency response and other vulnerable fields.
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