Posts Tagged ‘CDC’

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New Ebola Guidelines For Emergency Departments Published By CDC

The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's... ...Read More...

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OSHA Heat Report: Acclimatization Necessary To Prevent Worker Deaths

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu Season

Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial... ...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Swine Flu—Key Facts for Facility Professionals

More cases of this fatal illness have been reported, and facility managers may opt to take... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: CDC Helps Facility Managers Prep For The Zombie Apocalypse!

The CDC is taking the tongue in cheek approach to disaster preparedness in order to catch the attention of those who might not take the subject seriously otherwise. So remember, if you're prepared for zombies, you're prepared for... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Paper Towels vs. Air Dryers

For years, proper hand hygiene has been a topic of concern in hospitals, schools, restaurants, and office facilities with more awareness campaigns... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

The uncertain severity and timing of this year’s flu activity means that schools, businesses, and workplaces need to prepare for higher absenteeism rates, along with cases of presenteeism—when someone goes to work or school while sick—leading to productivity declines and the possibility of spreading illness to... ...Read More...

Swine Flu: Key Facts for Facility Professionals

On Sunday (4/26/09), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security declared a public health emergency in a bid to stop the spread of a swine flu virus. As of today (4/28/09), the World Health Organization has raised its pandemic alert level based on newly gathered... ...Read More...