OSHA Crystalline silica rule
Americans who work with stone, cement, masonry, tombstones and more are at risk of potential hazardous exposure to crystalline silica. These tiny particles are generated from sawing, cutting, crushing and drilling the materials mentioned above. When these particles enter the respiratory system can increase the risk of developing silicosis, lung cancer and kidney disease.
How to Restock Your First Aid Kit
This article teaches you how to determine what type of supplies you will need for your first aid kit, how to create a checklist and how to set up regular inspections.
10 Clues why you need to update your first aid kit
The contents of a first aid kit are like fresh fruit, over time they begin to get stale and eventually the unused items need to be thrown away and replaced with fresh supplies. Today we are going to share 10 Clues why you need to update your first aid kit. These are not in any particular order. Keep in mind, regardless of the container you are using, these 10 clues apply to every first aid kit.
Select first aid kits & refills are on sale
The new year offers all of us a fresh start. This is the perfect time to get a "fresh start" with your first aid supplies and kits. We're kicking off 2018 with great selection of complete first aid kits, refills and even refill lists ready for you to use here at MFASCO.com. Many of our most popular kits and refill supplies are on sale for a limited time so don't procrastinate (new years resolution), update your supplies today.
What are the different types of respirators available?
Millions of people around the world wear different types of respirators to filter the air they breathe and protecting their lungs. In heavily populated areas, pollution is a concern. Some work applications require respiratory protection by law. Even at home, people wear filtering face-pieces to protect their lungs from allergies, common sickness like the cold or other health reasons. Depending on the application, specific types of filtering protection will be required. Lets take a closer look at the different types of Respirators and their purpose.
5 things first aid services don’t want you to know
Every day thousands of mobile first aid sales people check and refill first aid kits all over the United States. Since the early 1970's these reps have been making month visits to their customers and leaving their invoices. If you have a first aid service, we want to tell you about 5 things a first aid service doesn't want you to know.
Universal Precautions - Two words everyone should know
Universal Precautions may be a common phrase in the world of healthcare but to the average American they are unfamiliar words. Back in the 1980's, HIV was introduced to the United States. At that time, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) published a document called "Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals". Within that document there was a section dealing with blood and bodily fluid precautions. Five years later the CDC published "Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health Care Settings". The document recommended that bodily fluids, infected or not, should be considered potentially infectious.
7 elements of a successful bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan
A new study reveals that some American health care workers are not adequately trained for or protected from bloodborne pathogens. 28% of privately owned dental practices did not have a site specific written bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan and half of those had no intention to implement one in the next 12 months. OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens standard was created to safeguard the American health care worker from infectious diseases found in human bodily fluids. The standard requires an exposure control plan.
6 reasons why MFASCO is first choice for first aid supplies
Website reviews are an important part of deciding where to shop online. Did you know that our customers write product and site reviews at MFASCO Health & Safety? Take a look at the last 6 website reviews our customers wrote. These are the last 6 site reviews we received at the time we wrote this article. Our customers share 6 reasons why we are their first choice for first aid supplies. We have listed them below for your convenience.
What kind Of Safety Signs do I need for my Business?
Safety Signs serve very specific and very important tasks. They alert us to danger, warn us of potential hazards and caution us to be safe. With the right signage and proper procedure many work place accidents and injuries can be avoided. The key is finding the right signs fir your work place.