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.
New Portable First Aid Kits
MFASCO Health & Safety is excited to introduce our new versatile line of portable first aid kits. Each of them are designed for multi-use applications including workplace, office, home our outdoor activities. Whether you need an ANSI Z308.1-2015 approved 25 person workplace first aid kit or something for your glove box, our versatile like of portable kits are a great choice for almost any application. We've worked hard to develop the best portable first aid kits money can buy. Some of the key features that make these kits stand out are their quality, easy access, and 1 click refilling. See more
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.
Back to school first aid health and safety
While summer is in full swing, families are enjoying their summer break. Before too long however, it will be "back to school time". Summer is the perfect time to plan and prepare for the next upcoming school year. With this in mind, we wanted to highlight 3 important areas you and your child should plan for and discuss. Spend a minute and learn about school health, first aid and safety.
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.
Where should a school keep their first aid supplies?
With over 75 million public school & university students enrolled here in the United States, preparing for injuries is a top priority. From playground scrapes to homeland terror incidents, first aid supplies for all types of emergency situations must be available. Many people have asked "where should a school keep their first aid supplies?". Let's look at these 5 tips to help determine where to place your school first aid supplies.
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.