Safetec started in 1992 with just one product, a medical liquid waste solidifier to prevent the transmission of bloodborne pathogens, mainly HIV. Since then, Safetec has grown steadily, not only in our product catalog but also in size. Thanks in part to customer-driven new product development and the ever-increasing need for infection control products, we are growing again!
The Winter season is best known for cold temperatures and chapped lips. Chapped lips can be painful due to dryness, cracking, flaking, tenderness, itchiness, and soreness. These are all common because of poor lip care practices.
All across the US, the warmer weather is beginning to arrive. With the joy that warm weather brings, we would hate to see you get burned.
Applying insect repellent seems fairly simple: spray everything and you are done, right? Wrong!
If this sounds farmiliar, and this is the method you have been using for the last 20+ years, you may need to make some adjustments.
Your own two hands are the first line of defense when trying to avoid the flu virus for six months of the year. The flu can so easily maneuver its way from one surface to the next, and the next, and then to your hands. Once the flu gets on your hands it can survive for 15 minutes.
Many people are unaware that even in the winter there is no lack of UV rays penetrating through the clouds onto our skin. These UV rays that cause aging and skin cancer do not change through the seasons. They are just as damaging in the winter as they are in the summer - even though you may not notice them as much in the winter weather.
Our Tips are the Balm!
With winter on its way, chances are if you are not already suffering from dry or chapped lips - you probably will be within a few short weeks. The moisture is leaving the air while you are blasting the heat in your car.
With the holiday season fast approaching, your business is probably ramping up production and there can be more accidents with the increased demand on employees. Is your company prepared with the tools to prevent accidents and if one does occur do you know that proper first aid techniques to help out that injured person? Here is a quick refresher for skills you can use in the office, warehouse, and even at home.
Do You Know What To Do?
Very interesting fact: There was a telephone poll taken in November 2015 where people were asked if they would be interested in taking a class to learn how to stop or control bleeding from an injury. More than four out of five people said that they would be interested. These results were all published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.