CDC, FDA, EPA

08/19/21 By Megan Malke

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 2

The unprecedented reality that struck schools around the country when COVID-19 swept across the U.S. has parents and school officials alike trying to determine what the fall of 2021 will bring. Reopening schools fully is…
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12/10/20 By Megan Malke

FDA approved! EPA registered! What does it all mean?

FDA approved! EPA registered! You’ve probably come across these declarations within the last few months as the COVID-19 guidelines called for increased hand hygiene and disinfection. Sure, throwing around the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)…
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04/10/19 By Safetec

OSHA vs EPA; The Jurisdiction of Two Compliance Titans

In the modern workplace, proper cleanliness and sanitation are vital to making sure that disease doesn’t spread. However, in the healthcare world keeping your facility disease free isn’t nearly as easy. The Environmental Protection Agency…
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07/25/18 By Lindsey McCarthy

What Is The CDC’s Vessel Sanitation Program?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has the Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) to assist the cruise ship industry to prevent and control the introduction, transmission, and spread of gastrointestinal (GI) illnesses on cruise…
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04/24/17 By Jill Tilton

Preparing for Spring Weather – CDC Recommendations

 
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04/12/17 By Jill Tilton

Zika Virus – Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies

 
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04/06/17 By Jill Tilton

CDC Study Finds Flu Vaccine Saves Children’s Lives – CDC Press Release

 
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03/08/17 By Jill Tilton

Who is at Risk of Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens?

There are a number of professions that have associated risks of having exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The pathogens that get the most attention in these fields include human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis…
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01/17/17 By Jill Tilton

Cleaning for Infection Prevention: Norovirus

Norovirus is one of those viruses that infects so many people each and every year. It is spread so quickly and easily that once you realize that it is out of control, it is nearly…
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01/04/17 By Jill Tilton

Cleaning for Infection Prevention: Cold and Flu

11 Recommended Cleaning & Disinfection Practices to Prevent the Spread of Colds and the Flu In 2014 ISSA put together an amazing guide titled Cleaning for Infection Prevention: Cold and Flu that is still incredibly…
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12/21/16 By Jill Tilton

Cleaning For Infection Prevention: Enterovirus D68

Continuing on with our “Cleaning for Infection Prevention” series, our topic is now Enterovirus D68. Many people may refer to this virus as Non-Polio Enterovirus. 
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12/15/16 By Jill Tilton

Cleaning For Infection Control: Ebola in Healthcare Setting

 
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