Infection Control & First Aid Blog

What Causes Chapped Lips?

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/15/18 9:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Safetec Products, Personal Care

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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.

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Summertime First Aid & Skin Care Essentials

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/15/17 9:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in First Aid, Skin Care, Safetec Products

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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.

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How To Safely Apply Insect Repellent

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/17 8:45 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Zika, Safetec Products

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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. 

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Hands On Approach To Flu Control

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/13/17 9:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products, Flu Prevention

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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. 

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Don't Skip The Sunscreen This Winter

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/1/17 11:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products, Worker Safety

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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.

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25 Environments That Safetec Protects

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/30/17 2:00 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products

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The great part about the Safetec line of products is that they can literally be found and be used anywhere. From health care, to EMS and occupational health and safety; the ability for the product line to cross over from industry to industry is wonderful for both consumers and distributors alike. Here are 25 different places and environments that you can use the Safetec line of products to protect you and your employees.
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How To Prevent Chapped Lips

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/9/16 1:00 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products

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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.

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Get your First Aid Skills up to Date

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/28/16 11:21 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products

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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.

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If Disaster Strikes – Do You Know How to Help?

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/28/16 9:30 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products

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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.

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What are the Benefits of Nitrile Gloves?

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/25/16 11:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products

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Good, better best. These are words that many of us live by. There seems to be options available for every product or service that we are being introduced to. Whether it is a package for a new software or a phone where you can choose the amount of memory that you need to have. When it comes to the world of gloves that you will use on duty, there are many options to choose from.

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