Category Archives: Blood Borne Pathogens

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Medical Waste: Storage and Disposal

Healthcare facilities are a common sight across the landscape and are essential to the health and well-being of the public.  These facilities produce many types of waste during the process of treating patients.  These facilities will commonly generate municipal solid waste, hazardous waste and radioactive waste, along with a type of waste specific to healthcare […]

Ebola, Then and Now

At this time last year, several countries in Africa seemed close to being overwhelmed by Ebola.  DFW residents were on edge after the first case of Ebola in the US was confirmed in Dallas and almost every media outlet was consistently publishing stories about the disease for weeks.  The disease did not spread beyond a […]

Why Blood Borne Pathogens Matter

Some of the greatest hazards are the ones that can’t be seen.  Blood borne pathogens are biological agents that can be present in blood and cause disease in humans.  Some of the most common blood borne pathogens are HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.  When a person who carries these microorganisms has an injury and […]

Know your Environmental Responder

Do you have a contingency plan that addresses who your emergency/environmental responder is? Protect Environmental would like to be your responder. https://www.protectusa.net/contingency-planning-business-risk-assessment-and-emergency-procedure-for-texas/ Have you called on that responder as a normal contingency drill to make sure the responder is even still in business (817) 589-9005 and can still respond?  You should verify that contact numbers […]