Category Archives: Health and Safety

Washing Your Hands: When to Do it, How to Do it, and Why You Need to Do it

How to wash hands properly

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, washing your hands is the best way to protect yourself from getting sick. Especially now that we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping your hands clean is of top-most priority to help prevent the virus from spreading. Why You Need to Wash Your Hands: […]

Coronavirus Prevention: How to Prevent the Naughty Coronavirus from Spreading in Your Home and Workplace

how to prevent the coronavirus from entering your home and workplace

If you still think the Coronavirus isn’t real, I’ll tell you now, it is. It’s real, it’s here, it’s getting people sick, and some are even dying. In the United States, the Coronavirus curve is nowhere near flattening… at least not yet.  Worldwide, there still isn’t a vaccine that will make you immune to this […]

How COVID-19 is Affecting 5 Business Industries and How Coronavirus Remediation Can Help Them Stay Afloat

COVID-19 has changed the lives of almost, if not all, people in the United States. The virus has disrupted the operating systems of most businesses – cutting costs and personnel, plus changing their standard operating procedures. While businesses are staying resilient over this pandemic, I believe that we cannot return to our old ways probably within the next year. The best […]

Safety: a Workplace Priority

Safety in the workplace is one of those things that is often taken for granted. No one goes to work thinking that they’ll have an accident or injury that prevents them from going home at the end of their shift. Unfortunately, workplace accidents are very much a reality. OSHA states that 5,147 workers were killed […]

Dress for Success: The Importance of PPE

Not every workplace is the same.  For many employees, functionality supersedes style when it comes to the garments they wear on the job.  Clothing that is durable and comfortable is a must for employees whose work is vigorous or dirty.  In some industries, the outerwear we use doesn’t just make our jobs easier; it saves […]

Asbestos Key Facts

Asbestos has been a common word in the public sphere for many years.  It’s widely known that Asbestos poses a risk to the public health but asbestos has a long and complicated history that many people at risk of exposure may not be aware of.  The following are a few important facts to know about […]

GHS Hazard Pictograms

The Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication (GHS) is a set of standards for the labeling of chemical products and identifying the hazards associated with them.  GHS was adopted by the United Nations as a universal system to promote the safe transportation, use and storage of hazardous materials.  In 2009, the Occupational Health and Safety […]

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 […]

The Dangers of Oxidizers

Many people have seen the symbol for oxidizing agents at one time or another.  It can be found on pails of pool chlorine, bags of fertilizer, crates of hydrogen peroxide and bottles of household bleach as well as the trucks that transport them.  The flaming “O” on a yellow background is easily recognizable but may […]