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Are You Prepared If A Blood Spill Occurs?

[fa icon="calendar'] 3/23/17 9:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in OSHA, Spill Kits, Universal Precaution

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It is a perfectly normal day in the office. Everything seems to be going right. Orders are going out the door on time, there have been no customer complaints in a few weeks and the staff is looking forward to great weather this weekend. 

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Why Do You Need Blood Spill Kits?

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/29/16 4:25 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Spill Kits

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What is the harm of a little bit of blood getting on the floor? There could be a lot of harm actually. Blood and all bodily fluids can carry blood borne pathogens such as HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. This is why you need a blood spill kit.

When you go into a hospital or a doctor’s office what do you notice almost immediately? Hopefully it is the cleanliness of the facility. Healthcare workers wear gloves, masks, wash their hands and disinfect surfaces after each patient is seen.

The problem with blood, is that even the smallest cut can produce a good amount of blood; especially if the patient is older or on blood thinners. Cue the spill kits to take care of any spills. It is a good investment, even if you are not a healthcare facility to have a blood spill kit on hand.

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Choose Red Z For Spill Control [Infographic]

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/26/16 4:24 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Red Z, Safetec Products, Spill Kits

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We have laid out the simple facts why you should choose Red Z for your spill control needs. Whether you need it for the Emergency Room, School, Military, or Ambulance - Safetec of America's Red Z is the solution for you.

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How to Cleanup Blood Spills as per OSHA

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/12/16 4:24 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Spill Kits

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Does your company want to make absolutely sure that they are being compliant with OSHA around the clock? Blood spills can happen in a moment’s notice in a hospital or other healthcare facility. We will walk you through the exact steps to take to cleanup blood spills the next time one happens.

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Are Spill Kits Required for Formalin?

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/5/16 4:25 PM / by Jill Tilton posted in Spill Kits

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Think of this, if there is a spill at your health care facility of a formaldehyde-containing substance, can you say that with 100% certainty you have the proper equipment to clean up that spill? If the answer is no, we can help. If the answer is, possibly, we can help with that as well.

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