When should you implement a personal protective equipment (PPE) policy?
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is equipment worn by a worker to minimize exposure to specific occupational hazards, i.e., respirators, gloves, aprons, fall protection, and full body suits, as well as head, eye and foot protection. However, it is ...
Personal protective equipment training available for first responders
Center for Domestic Preparedness CDP The Center for Domestic Preparedness in Alabama is offering a course that teaches proper personal protective measures to first responders when dealing with dangerous biological material. The one-day, eight-hour ...
DLA Troop Support sends personal protective equipment to Liberia
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
Maj. John Dills (left), the 36th Engineer Brigade chief of current operations, helps zip and close Sgt. 1st Class Venrick James' (right), a 36th Engineer Brigade Soldier, Tyvek protective suit around his M40 protective mask during training inside the ...
ECRI Institute Creates Ebola Price Index for Personal Protective Equipment ...
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ECRI Creates Ebola Price Index for PPE, Asks Hospitals to Engage in ...
Infection Control Today
The ECRI Institute Ebola PPE Price Index, a central feature of the site, is a benchmark database of prices paid for personal protective equipment (PPE). The Index includes PPE products in nine key categories with manufacturer make and model, and low, ...
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Chainsaws are dangerous tools, leading to 36,000 injuries each year.
But knowledge of personal protective equipment and safety procedures can prevent accidents.
This safety-video-chainsaws walks you through the steps for operating chainsaws safely.
Posted by Bethany Carpenter on November 25, 2014 at 12:11pm
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Posted by Wayne Harris on November 25, 2014 at 1:21am
According to a study by Siemens Enterprise Communications, a business with 100 employees spends an average of 17 hours a week clarifying communication.
This translates to an annual cost of$528,443 (even higher for larger companies).
Where there are communication barriers, due to people misunderstanding information, there are also productivity losses. The same study found that the cumulative cost per…
Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on November 12, 2014 at 12:33am
Halloween is round the corner. It is time to light the Jack-o-lanterns and bring out the spooky costumes from the closet. And it’s time to celebrate.
You must be eager to start enjoying the festivity. Make sure that you have taken all the precautions to ensure safety. While you are enjoying indoors or your kids are going wild, spooking everyone out on the sidewalk, make sure there is no…Continue
Posted by Patrick Bell on November 3, 2014 at 4:51am
Ya gotta watch the video below - turn it up LOUD - then go back to work and think whether…Continue
Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:05pm
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October is the National Fire Prevention Month. Although the fire safety campaigns continue for the whole month, rather all the year round, the second week of October is designated as the fire safety week.
Sponsored by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), this one month long fire safety prevention campaign has its roots dating back to 1871. It was during that year when the Great Chicago Fire incident occurred.…Continue
Posted by Patrick Bell on October 8, 2014 at 2:15am
I recently hosted a one day senior management workshop for a group of 20 managers. The main purpose to change their attitudes and behaviours in regards to safety, management and leadership.
I decided to approach the workshop using techniques that would inspire them to look at how they interact at different levels with the workforce and most importantly develop their style of communication.
Throughout the training I only used the actual word “Safety” less than a dozen times.…Continue
Posted by Wayne Harris on October 5, 2014 at 10:47pm