Category Archives: Bio protection

Infographic: Zika Virus and How to Protect Yourself

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Zika virus is becoming the latest health scare, getting global attention as quickly as it has spread across several countries. There has already been a handful of confirmed cases in the United States, and The World Health Organization estimates there could be up to 4 million cases of Zika in the Americas in the next year. Zika virus is transmitted to humans through bites from infected Aedes mosquitos. Most people who get infected don't even realize it — and therefore never seek medical Read more [...]

Protecting Against the MERS Virus Outbreak

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), which surfaced in Saudi Arabia in 2012, is not well-understood. Because the virus is still fairly new, doctors and scientists do not know the exact source or mode of its transmission. Currently, there is no known cure or vaccine to protect against the virus. Since May 2015, the South Korea has been investigating an outbreak of MERS. It is the largest known outbreak of MERS outside the Middle East. Most people infected with MERS-CoV developed severe acute Read more [...]

An On-Site Safety Storage Evaluation – for FREE

Free STUDE Program
Justrite, a manufacturer of storage, handling and security products for hazardous materials, is offering up their expertise to interested facilities with their S.T.U.D.E. (Storage, Transfer, Use, Disposal, Evaluation) Program. The S.T.U.D.E. Program evaluates work flow, safety, and storage procedures as they relate to the handling of volatile hazardous liquids. The results can prevent catastrophic fires, protect workers from potential injuries or death, protect the environment to meet sustainability Read more [...]

Is Your Business Prepared for an Emergency?

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National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is held each September to encourage Americans to make sure they are prepared for disasters or emergencies both at home and in the workplace. According to FEMA, knowing what to do before, during, and after an emergency is a critical part of being prepared and may make all the difference when seconds count. And when it comes to businesses, how quickly a company is able to get back to business after a disaster Read more [...]

How Biosecurity Kits Help Your Organization

Written on Friday, January 29, 2010 Biosecurity kits help to reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in the workplace. These kits can help any business maintain their well-being and health. In the event of a disease outbreak, a business is much more likely to be able to continue if they practice procedures and utilize items that are found within biosecurity kits. There are many advantages to having the knowledge to prevent diseases in the workplace. Employers are protecting themselves, their Read more [...]