Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Infection Control Measures

By |2022-08-25T11:32:56-04:00August 21st, 2019|Infectious Disease, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)|

Infection Control Measures Protecting yourself and others Treat all body fluids (such as diarrhea, vomit, or blood) like they are infectious. Handwashing is the single most important infection control measure. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds after assisting sick travelers or touching potentially contaminated body fluids or surfaces. Also,

Personal Protection Clothing

By |2022-08-25T11:33:31-04:00August 21st, 2019|Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)|

Protective Clothing Protective clothing is designed to protect users from unintended dermal exposures that could lead to the development of an adverse health hazard. Depending on the hazard different types of protective clothing must be developed to create a barrier that protects workers from occupational hazards that could affect them through dermal contact. There are

What are Bloodborne Pathogens

By |2022-08-25T11:34:00-04:00August 18th, 2019|Biohazard Remediation, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)|

Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. These pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Needlesticks and other sharps-related injuries

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