As we ramp up in providing health care facilities with superior antimicrobial protection by releasing the sale of DynaCidal impregnated swipes, know as Dyna-Swipe, it is important to recognize that all antimicrobial pesticides should never be taken lightly.
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Protecting Emergency Responders from Harmful Chemicals
A fire crew respond to an incident at a chemicals factory. Many hazardous substances are on site and the incident has resulted in injuries. The crew assess the situation, establish the danger zone and don their protective hazmat suits. These emergency responders risk their own lives to rescue injured workers and contain the situation. But, what protects the emergency responders? How do fire fighters and other first responders ensure they`re not exposed to the same hazardous substances? A decontamination zone...
Dr. Chuck Geraci Appointed NIOSH Associate Director for Emerging Technologies
Effective April 15, 2018, Chuck Geraci, Ph.D., CIH, will be the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Associate Director for Emerging Technologies. As Associate Director for Emerging Technologies, Dr. Geraci will be responsible for the planning, direction, and execution of emerging technology research activities at NIOSH, advising the NIOSH Director. Emerging technologies with potential to impact the U.S. workplace include the evolution of advanced and nano materials and manufacturing,...
NIOSH plans to support implementation of WHO guidelines to protect workers from nanomaterials
On December 15, 2017, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) posted a blog item entitled "WHO Guidelines to Protect Workers from Nanomaterials." See https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2017/12/15/who-nano/ As reported in our December 13, 2017, blog item (see https://nanotech.lawbc.com/2017/12/who-publishes-guidelines-on-protecting-workers-from-potential-risks-of-manufactured-nanomaterials/ ), the World Health Organization (WHO) recently published WHO Guidelines on Protecting...
Chemical Watch Quotes the TSCA New Chemicals Coalition in “Industry group: US EPA should cede ...
On December 15, 2017, Chemical Watch featured comments by the TSCA New Chemicals Coalition (NCC) on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new chemical evaluation policy.An industry group has argued that the US EPA should avoid issuing orders to mitigate workplace risks associated with new chemicals. Instead, it says, it should turn over that regulatory responsibility to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (Osha).The TSCA New Chemicals Coalition (NCC), a group of companies represented...
Refinery provides workers with total safety from decontamination - Case Study
Background: A top international oil and gas refinery on France’s western coast recently initiated a €400 million facility upgrade at their refinery to capture profitable new markets in low-sulfur fuels that meet evolving European Union specifications. This substantial investment will significantly improve the refinery’s profitability and secure its long-term future. Producing diesel, home heating oil and gasoline from oil sourced mainly from Eastern Europe, West Africa, the Mediterranean and...