Federal safety and health investigators found Altamont Ambulance Service Inc. failed to follow specific guidelines to protect emergency healthcare workers from exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other hazards while providing patient care.
The sexual assault of a home health care worker has resulted in a willful citation against one of the nation's leading providers of pediatric home health and therapy services for medically frail and chronically ill children, after it failed to protect its employees properly from the dangers of workplace violence.
More often than not, accidents in laboratories can be prevented and, with the proper precautions and by wearing the right personal protective equipment (PPE), severe injuries can often be avoided or minimized. To generate awareness and offer safeguards for laboratory workers, Workrite Uniform Company presents the following “Top 5” list of laboratory hazards.
Nextteq is proud to provide Gastec’s innovative Dosimeter Tube system, which provides on the spot, time-weighted average (TWA) monitoring of air contaminants. The Gastec No. 32D Dosimeter Tube is the only commercially available detector tube to accurately measure TWA exposures to Hydrogen Peroxide, which is used extensively in sterile and aseptic manufacturing.
Nextteq’s VeriAir Flex line of manual-inflating sample bags offers a patented design that allows grab sample of whole air to be collected directly without any need for sampling pumps or other equipment.
Offers superior showering performance for critical safety situations
July 14, 2016
Speakman, the premier maker of high-performance shower heads and plumbing products for over 145 years, today announced the introduction of its Lifesaver® Emergency Shower Head, a safety shower head providing a spray strong enough to cleanse away harmful chemicals but soft enough to be used comfortably in labs, industrial buildings, and other settings requiring emergency shower capabilities.
Anthony “RG” Gonzales is a superintendent with Ref-Chem, an oil and gas support company. He and his crew were about to weld a piece of metal inside the Navitas Plant in West Texas when they smelled gas.
ClickSafety, a leading provider of online safety training for the construction and general industries, today announced its latest offerings, Respirable Crystalline Silica Awareness in Construction and Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction for the Exposed Worker.
A Monday morning session will explore hazards associated with hydrocarbon vapors and gases in the upstream onshore oil & gas industry identifying common tasks with potential for exposure. The focus will be on control measures, safe work practices, air monitoring procedures and PPE requirements. The session will reference NIOSH studies and blog posts.