This Suit Keeps Ebola Out So How Can A Health Worker Catch It?
To learn more about the gear known as PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), we spoke with Armand Sprecher, the medical adviser to Doctors Without Borders for hemorrhagic fevers, such as Ebola. Does the suit have any weaknesses that put a health ...
Lead doctor fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone contracts the virus
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The Weedsport Fire Department is getting some help from the federal ...
Auburn Citizen (blog)
"The awarded money will go towards upgrading personal protective equipment such as self-contained breathing apparatus and self-rescue ropes for firefighters trapped in buildings," James said. "These upgrades will help us comply with safety standards as ...
First CDC lab resumes transfer of biological materials; agency names new ...
... adequate protection procedures to inactivate anthrax samples being sent from that lab in Atlanta to several other CDC labs. Workers at the other labs, believing the samples had been inactivated, were not wearing adequate personal protective ...
CDC Bioterror Lab Director Steps Down after Safety Breaches
Engineer Warns About Necessity to Use Protective Equipment in Construction ...
Luanda — The Angolan engineer Pitágoras Ramos considered on Tuesday, in Luanda, fundamental the compulsory use of personal protective equipment as stated in the Angolan legislation concerning hygiene, health and safety at work. Speaking to ...
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: The Last Line of Defense
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These include hazards from machines and tools, hazardous substances and work procedures that can cause injuries. When those hazards cannot be eliminated, employees need Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The standard addresses head, eye and ...
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Posted by John Robinson on July 11, 2014 at 6:26am
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