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Ebola: Preparation Continues to be Key

Healthcare leaders and organizations around the country continue to closely monitor recommendations from the (Centers for Disease Control) CDC and actively plan training programs in response to the Ebola threat. An important step in this process is to ensure healthcare teams are actively managing and maintaining the resources and systems we have designed into our facilities to manage these risks. This paper will offer recommendations for such considerations.

Tag(s): Healthcare; Loss Control;

PEP Talk: Controlling Electrical Hazards

Many workplace-related fatalities are due to electrocutions, including those involving contact with overhead power lines. The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) has identified electrical wiring and electrical work hazards as part of the top 10 most cited violations. Are your safety practices and rules established properly?

Tag(s): Public Sector;

School Talk: Controlling Electrical Hazards

Many workplace-related fatalities are due to electrocutions, including those involving contact with overhead power lines. The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) has identified electrical wiring and electrical work hazards as part of the top 10 most cited violations. Are your safety practices and rules established properly?

Tag(s): Management Liability;

School Talk: ICE Program

If you should ever become incapacitated in case of an emergency, the emergency workers need a quick way to find out who they should contact. The ICE (In Case of an Emergency) program was launched as a free and easy way to help emergency workers help you. Learn more about this simple but critical program should an emergency medical situation for you.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

PEP Talk: Ice Machines

The majority of the consuming public does not realize that you can get very sick from contaminated ice. As we know, ice is “frozen water,” but just because it is frozen, that doesn’t mean it cannot contain harmful bacteria or viruses. Viruses also survive in ice cubes, so our foodborne illness leader, the noroviruses, can wreak havoc in the frozen crystals. This article features information on the safety of your ice machines; risks due to mishandling and contamination;and the rinse-wash-sanitize method to help reduce potential issues.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Public Sector;

School Talk - Ice Machines

The majority of the consuming public does not realize that you can get very sick from contaminated ice. As we know, ice is “frozen water,” but just because it is frozen, that doesn’t mean it cannot contain harmful bacteria or viruses. Viruses also survive in ice cubes, so our foodborne illness leader, the noroviruses, can wreak havoc in the frozen crystals. This article features information on the safety of your ice machines; risks due to mishandling and contamination;and the rinse-wash-sanitize method to help reduce potential issues.

Tag(s): Public Sector;

The New Hazard Communications GHS Label Requirements

The purpose of the OSHA standard was to communicate the risks in handling hazardous materials to employees who had to handle such materials. In 2009, OSHA revisited the standard to include the Global Harmonization System (GHS). The major changes to the standard are hazard classification, labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). This webinar focuses on the changes in the labeling requirements of the revised Hazard Communication Standard. This program is for anyone who has not been trained on the new GHS labeling and handles hazardous materials.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Public Sector;