Ppe And Infection Control

Homeland Security Has Aides Immunized Before Attending NASCAR Events

NASCAR fans might seem rabid, but are they actually contagious?

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2007

Avra Valley Fire District fined $366K for Safety Gaps

The Industrial Commission of Arizona has approved $366,000 in fines against the Avra Valley Fire District for workplace-safety violations, among the biggest fines ever levied against an Arizona employer.

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2007

N.Y. to Replace Gas Masks for First Responders

The N.Y. state Homeland Security office is recalling more than 35,000 gas masks it shipped to counties statewide.

Posted Friday, October 5, 2007

D.C. Area Ready for Possible Flu Pandemic

With flu season looming, lawmakers and health officials gathered Tuesday to study how prepared the National Capital Region is for the potential outbreak of pandemic influenza.

Posted Thursday, October 4, 2007

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Emergency Film Group Hospital First Receiver

The new Hospital First Receiver program from the Emergency Film Group offers eight hours of OSHA-required, operations-level training for hospital personnel in contaminated patient recognition, hospital incident command, self protection and patient decontamination.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

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Allure Medical Defibrillator Mounting System

To protect you from injury, Allure Medical offers the Defibrillator Mounting System, which quickly secures your Physio-Control LIFEPAK 12, Zoll M & E Series and Philips Medical MRx monitors while allowing rotation for easy viewing.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2007

Firefighter's family gets $12 million in his death

Jurors awarded $12 million Tuesday to a St. Louis firefighter's family and will consider additional damages against the maker of breathing equipment they said killed him while fighting a blaze in 2002.

Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2007

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Pocket-Sized Eye Protection

Once you see a co-worker going through the body fluid exposure treatment protocol because blood, vomit (or worse) from a patient landed in their eyes, you learn to keep your eye protection handy. But finding it when you need it can be problematic.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

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Clarifying HIPAA & Disclosure of Disease Information

Since the implementation of the Privacy Rule in 2003, confusion has persisted within medical facilities regarding the sharing of source patient test results following an exposure event. Know your rights as an exposed provider.

Posted Wednesday, August 8, 2007






 

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