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Archive for August, 2020

The Future of Emergency Response: Soon, AEDs will be flying to Your Location.

Aug
29

Date: August 29th, 2020

Flying Automated External Defibrillators to Emergency Zones

If drones can deliver that hot pizza order to your doorstep in a jiffy then incorporating them in an emergency response strategy is not a bad idea.

No doubt, drones aka UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles can attain the need for speed in saving lives of victims who collapse all of a sudden— and would benefit from an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Flying AEDs to emergency zones can help save more lives. Though an AED device is not a must-have when initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation, its availability and use can help increase the chances of a successful CPR.

Body Fluids and Blood from Pet Can Transmit Infections to Humans.

Aug
22

Date: August 22nd, 2020

Bloodborne Pathogens and Other Infects You Can Contract from Pets.

The risk of exposure to human blood is well known to many people— and we pay much attention paid when dealing with it. Nevertheless, little said about dealing with exposure to pet blood, particularly blood from cats and dogs.

Human blood can contain bacteria which can lead to serious illness such as HIV, MRSA, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B.  These viruses are referred to bloodborne pathogens. But most people do not understand how certain diseases can be passed by from pets to human.

How to Get YourWorkplace Ready for an Earthquake Emergency

Aug
15

Date: August 15th, 2020

First Aid Kit and Emergency Preparedness for Earthquakes

An earthquake is a sudden shake of the earth that happens suddenly without a warning. The shock is short-lived but is known to cause considerable damage.

 Though experts can try to predict some earthquakes, many tremors still happen without warnings. Identifying potential hazards and planning can reduce the impact of an earthquake in your workplace.

Earthquake Emergency Readiness.

How to design your First aid kit for international travel

Aug
08

Date: August 8th, 2020

Packing a Custom-Made, First Aid Kit Is Crucial for Any International Travel

Accidents tend to happen when you least expect it. For this reason, it is always crucial to pack a first aid kit when you’re traveling. First aid kits come in handy, especially during international travel where people go to unfamiliar or dangerous places.

Designing a custom-made, first aid kit allows you to create a reliable kit that fits your specific needs. During international travel, you may get injuries and sudden sicknesses that require emergency remedial action. Still, with a first aid box, you can use emergency aid assistance when necessary.

How Hotels Can Protect Their Staff from Blood Borne Diseases and Pathogens

Aug
01

Date: August 1st, 2020

Protecting Housekeepers fromHotel Bloodborne Pathogens

Hotel staff meet various risks within the workplace, among them are security, ethical, and health issues. All of these factors affect how they conduct their work. Health issues are a major concern since the staff cannot work well under poor medical conditions.

Hotel bloodborne pathogens are a primary worry when it comes to health issues at work. It is estimated that BPPs are the second leading health risk in the hospitality sectorafter airborne pathogens.

Bloodborne ailments are diseases that spread when a person comes into contact with infected blood or other body fluids. Such pathogens are mostly viruses, such as the hepatitis complexes. Hotel staff suffer exposure to bloodborne pathogens when they encounter infected blood and body fluids because of the nature of their job.

Hotel welfare associations are raising the alarm over the rise of infections among hotel staff that involve blood and other body fluids. Modern hotels have control and action plans that aim at preventing and reducing the exposure of workers to blood pathogens.