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  • 3 ways proper PPE use Improves with human factors training

    PPE compliance is a major concern for safety professionals. Despite new PPE developments that offer reduced weight and improved comfort and style, there are few new solutions that directly address an employee’s decision to wear PPE. If you want to achieve real improvements in the use of PPE then you need to target what causes

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  • Lab safety 101 through 110 on Environmental XPRT

    The lifeline of a life science company stems from the important research and development done in laboratories. While many of the people performing those experiments have Ph.D’s and master’s degrees, to be safe in a lab requires common sense and an awareness of where all the safety apparatus are situated. Four of the most critical

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  • CDC Tightened Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Workers on PPE

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is tightening previous infection control guidance for healthcare workers caring for patients with Ebola, to ensure there is no ambiguity. The guidance focuses on specific personal protective equipment (PPE) healthcare workers should use and offers detailed step by step instructions for how to put the equipment on

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  • CDC issues new rules for protecting workers from Ebola

    Hospital workers treating Ebola patients should wear double sets of gloves, disposable hoods with full face shields and special masks, according to strengthened guidelines issued Monday night by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The guidelines focus on personal protective equipment, or PPE, giving hospitals and clinics more specific instructions about gloves, gowns and face

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  • PPE Infographic – The Basics

    Compliance and Safety has created an infographic describing the basics of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). PPE Basics infographic highlights: When should I use PPE? Tips for selecting PPE The path to an effective PPE program If you would like to know how proper PPE can help your employees and business, Contact Us.

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