Technical Brief on Use, Testing of Personal Protective Gear for Ebola
The technical brief, Ebola Virus – Use of Personal Protection Equipment, includes a consolidation of commentary from world leading organizations such as the World Health Organization and CDC. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1994 ...
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, ...
Doctor, Put On Your PPE And Go Into The ETU, Stat!
These acronyms present a special challenge for radio reporters, who might have to tell an interview subject: "Can you repeat that, only don't say PPE, say personal protective equipment." But in way, these acronyms tell the story of the outbreak. Here's ...
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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.
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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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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
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Posted by Wayne Harris on October 5, 2014 at 10:42pm
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However, the vast majority of jobs in the oil and gas industry carry risks far beyond the typical workplace. ISHN magazine addresses the need for hand protection regulations in the oil…Continue
Posted by Safety Community on September 26, 2014 at 1:35pm