Los Angeles Times
CDC chief: 'World of difference' in Ebola fight, but complacency a risk
Los Angeles Times
To shut down the Ebola outbreak, Frieden told reporters, healthcare workers must continue adhering to strict protocols and use of personal protective equipment, and officials must be able to effectively trace every patient's contacts closely to shut ...
CDC chief: West Africans say, 'thank you for helping us not be afraid'
Over 70 NHS heroes fighting Ebola this Christmas in Sierra Leone
Ebola treatment nurse returns home to Elkhart
Webster nurse ends voluntary quarantine
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Frisicano gave credit to her decades of experience and the extensive training in putting on and taking off the personal protective equipment that health care workers wore when treating patients. "You need to protect yourself, just because of the ...
Dreaming Up A Safer, Cooler PPE For Ebola Fighters
But the reason to make a better protective suit for Ebola workers is very clear. The current "personal protective equipment" doesn't work very well. The suits, which look like futuristic space garb, overheat. The visor fogs up. And the disposable ...
How to use personal protective equipment
How to use personal protective equipment. 12 December, 2014. Protecting staff and patients from infection is vital so all staff who may have to use personal protective equipment must know how to use and remove it correctly ...
AristaTek, Inc. Releases Written Brief on Use and Testing of Personal ...
The technical brief titled 'Ebola Virus – Use of Personal Protection Equipment' includes a consolidation of commentary from world leading organizations such as the World Health Organization and the U.S. Center for Disease Control. The NFPA 1994 ...
This site is sponsored and maintained by Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions. Headquartered in Iselin, NJ, 11,000 employees across 42 countries design and manufacture innovative products relied on by millions of consumers, workers, first responders and healthcare professionals.
For more information about Ansell products and services, visit www.ansellpro.com, follow us on Twitter (@AnsellSafety) or become a fan on Facebook (Ansell Safety and Ansell Medical North America).
Let me introduce myself, my name is Douglas and, save the last few years, I’ve been in mid-level construction management for most of my adult life.
When I first started out Hazard Communications and “Right to Know” were babies too. Even though they had been around for a while I didn’t keep them and I didn’t work on any job that did. No MSDS, no binders, no Hazcom policy…, nothing.
It wasn’t until I worked my way up to the bigger jobs, the 25 and 50 million dollar jobs, before…Continue
Posted by Douglas Beale on December 2, 2014 at 12:35pm
Car owners love their cars and take adequate care of them. But despite that, plenty of auto fire incidents take place around us every day. Car owner’s ignorance and negligence are the main reasons that an overwhelming number of car fire cases are reported each year.
Being a little bit circumspect and prudent could help car owners keep fire risks at bay. All they need to do is follow some tips and guidelines. That’s all! If they manage to follow all the necessary tips, odds of…Continue
Posted by Patrick Bell on December 1, 2014 at 5:18am
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
Occupational Health and…
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
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
Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:03pm
Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:01pm
Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm
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