Rite-Hite Holding Corporation is pleased to announce that its line of loading dock seal and shelter products previously branded as Frommelt products, will now be branded under the Rite-Hite name. Frommelt Products Corporation – which has been a part of the Rite-Hite family since 1991 – will now be known as Rite-Hite Environmental Enclosures Corporation, and will continue to deliver the highest level of innovation and quality in loading dock enclosures under the new brand name.
Is it important to wash your hands? Simply put, yes. Hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections. You can spread certain "germs" (a general term for microbes like viruses and bacteria) casually in some workplaces, universal precautions should be followed when workers are exposed to blood and certain other body fluids.
Currently, most workers in the U.S. are unlikely to encounter Ebola virus or individuals with Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF), according to OSHA. However, exposure to the virus or someone with EHF may be more likely in certain sectors, including the healthcare, mortuary/death care, and airline servicing industries.
On October 2, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidelines to airlines on stopping ill travelers from boarding, managing and reporting onboard sick travelers, protecting crew and passengers from infection, and cleaning the plane and disinfecting contaminated areas.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all persons entering the patient’s room should wear at least gloves, gown (fluid resistant or impermeable), eye protection (goggles or face shield) and a face mask.
Health workers treating patients with suspected or confirmed illness are at higher risk of infection than other groups. During an outbreak a number of important actions will reduce or stop the spread of the virus and protect health workers and others in the healthcare setting.