Infection Control & Prevention
10/18/23 By Dana Szymkowiak
What are Drop-In Pacs?
Years ago, hospitals and healthcare facilities faced a significant challenge in the proper disposal of medical byproducts generated during various procedures. Dealing with blood, body fluids, and pathological waste can be messy and hazardous, even…Continue Reading
10/09/23 By Dana Szymkowiak
Zorb Sheets: Innovative Solutions for Safe Infectious Substance or Hazardous Materials Handling.
When it comes to handling and shipping infectious substances or hazardous materials, compliance is key. Ensuring the safety of both your employees and the environment is a top priority. But what if you could achieve…Continue Reading
10/09/23 By Dana Szymkowiak
What is Red Z®?
The Origins of Red Z® Safetec of America, Inc. first introduced Red Z® Fluid Solidifier to the infection control and spill management industry over 30 years ago, and this product has since significantly contributed to…Continue Reading
10/06/23 By Dana Szymkowiak
What is Green-Z®?
Spills are an inevitable part of various industries, and when they involve blood, bodily fluids, or chemicals, proper cleanup becomes paramount for safety and infection control. Green-Z® is a versatile and cost-effective solution that reduces…Continue Reading
12/09/22 By Dana Szymkowiak
The Winter Tripledemic: What it is and How to Stay Safe
Winter is here, which means cold, frigid temperatures are forcing more people to stay inside. As we socialize indoors, visiting family and friends for the holidays, we’re spending more time together in enclosed spaces which…Continue Reading
10/06/22 By Dana Szymkowiak
Everything You Need to Know About Monkeypox
Back in July, the World Health Organization (WHO) publicly declared the current monkeypox outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). With the challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic still looming, many wonder how…Continue Reading
11/11/21 By Dana Szymkowiak
Controlling the Situation with Red Z®
Accidents can happen anywhere, and when they do, they can result in injuries. It’s impossible to predict when and where an accident may occur, that’s why it’s important that all facilities, no matter the industry,…Continue Reading
10/14/21 By Dana Szymkowiak
How to Clean Up Blood
It’s inevitable; accidents happen, and you may need to manage a situation that requires careful attention- like the cleanup of bodily fluids. One of the most potentially hazardous substances to clean up is blood. Accidents…Continue Reading
06/24/21 By Dana Szymkowiak
Surface Disinfection: There’s More To It.
Microorganisms are some of the tiniest biological organisms known, but we’ve become far more aware of them in the wake of a global pandemic. As a result, we’ve become suspicious of surfaces in public spaces…Continue Reading
06/03/21 By Dana Szymkowiak
Another Virus to Investigate?
As the United States reopens after months of lockdown and restrictions during the global coronavirus pandemic, another virus is resurging. It’s a very contagious virus that passes between people easily. You may know it as…Continue Reading
05/06/21 By Dana Szymkowiak
Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that occur while receiving health care. Patients with medical devices (central lines, urinary catheters, ventilators) or who undergo surgical procedures are at risk of acquiring HAIs. HAIs continue to be…Continue Reading
02/25/21 By Dana Szymkowiak