First Aid

06/22/23 By Dana Szymkowiak

FAQ: Safetec Ammonia Towelettes Expiration Dating

One of our most frequently asked questions here at Safetec is always regarding expiration dating, especially when it comes to Safetec’s Ammonia Towelettes. Safetec’s Ammonia Towelettes are categorized as a non-over-the-counter (non-OTC) product and do…
Continue Reading
02/08/23 By Dana Szymkowiak

Product Spotlight: Safetec Wipes & Towelettes

Whether you’re cleaning your screen, wiping the dirt and grime from your hands, or tending to your mosquito bite for relief – Safetec’s got a full line of specialty, personal care, first aid, and hand…
Continue Reading
03/21/22 By Dana Szymkowiak

Product Spotlight: Antibiotic Ointments

The skin is the largest organ of the human body. As a barrier, skin prevents harmful bacteria from entering the body. When the skin is damaged, there is an increased risk of infection due to…
Continue Reading
09/30/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Private Label First Aid Sprays

Total retail sales in the US for private label products hit $5.47 trillion in 2019 and are projected to hit $5.94 trillion in 2024, according to data from Statista. Considering almost every retail store has a…
Continue Reading
08/05/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Bug Bites and Stings: What Should You Do?

You’re outside, you’re swatting, but your body heat and the carbon dioxide in your breath lures mosquitoes, gnats, and other biting critters toward you. An insect lands and starts probing for a thin-skinned area, ideally…
Continue Reading
07/08/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Do you know your OTCs? Part 2

As we covered in Part 1, no matter how careful you are, minor injuries or irritations are bound to happen. Cuts, scrapes, and burns don’t just hurt. These minor injuries can turn into bigger problems…
Continue Reading
07/01/21 By Dana Szymkowiak

Do you know your OTCs? Part 1

No matter how careful you are, minor injuries or irritations are bound to happen. When they do, you reach for the nearest ointment, cream, or gel. Different types of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines protect skin and…
Continue Reading
07/30/20 By Dana Szymkowiak

Five basic first aid treatments for common injuries

Ah, the lazy days of summer, sitting poolside, hiking, biking, sunshine, bonfires, grilling, fireworks, playgrounds, and playdates. With an increase in outdoor activities, comes an increase in injuries. While minor injuries usually do not require…
Continue Reading
07/09/20 By Dana Szymkowiak

Are You prepared for a medical emergency?

According to the National Safety Council, every 7 seconds, a workplace injury occurs. Is your facility correctly prepared to handle a workplace injury? Do you have a first aid kit? If so, do your employees…
Continue Reading
05/28/20 By Dana Szymkowiak

Give your first aid kit check up

The end of the year is a great time to give your first aid kit a checkup. While you can buy a pre-packaged first aid kit at most drugstores, it’s best to pack your first…
Continue Reading
05/07/20 By Dana Szymkowiak

Bloodborne Pathogens: The hidden hazards in non-healthcare settings

It’s easy enough to determine the potential exposure in a healthcare or laboratory setting. While it’s unlikely that exposure to blood occurs regularly in a non-healthcare setting, there is still a potential for occupational exposure…
Continue Reading
06/19/19 By Safetec

The Differences Between Antibiotics and Painkillers

Antibiotics and painkillers are both frequently prescribed medications, but both have very different actions to achieve their goals of helping the person to feel better during the course of the infection.
Continue Reading