Spill Kits & Bloodborne Pathogens

08/12/21 By Megan Malke

Route to Safety: Back to School Supplies, Part 1

As summer break fades into the start of a new school year, the 2021-2022 school year will undoubtedly come along with a unique set of challenges. School leaders will need to reassess safety and readiness…
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03/18/21 By Megan Malke

Q & A with Health Care Logistics, Inc.

Health Care Logistics, Inc. (HCL) has been a health care industry leader specializing in manufacturing, packaging, and distributing unique and hard-to-find products since 1978. Since 2016, they have been a valued distributing partner of Safetec…
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10/15/20 By Megan Malke

Preparing a Spill Response

No matter how much we try to avoid them, spills happen- and they can happen in any facility or business. While some small spills might be easy to clean up, other substances could be dangerous…
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05/07/20 By Megan Malke

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…
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07/24/19 By Safetec

How To Properly Handle A Chemotherapy Spill

Many healthcare facilities, especially hospitals, will eventually experience a spill of some chemotherapy drug at that facility. Healthcare facilities are required to have chemotherapy spill kits in case of any chemotherapy drugs that spill. Chemotherapy…
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07/10/19 By Safetec

Ending HIV Campaign

With technology in the United States reaching levels never thought possible, the number of new HIV infections is at an all-time low. New laboratory testing abilities and new medications have allowed us to pinpoint the…
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05/22/19 By Safetec

The Many Safetec Spill Kits

It’s happened to us all at some point, whether it’s a tipped glass of wine or a non-house trained dog. Spills occur at home; they’re an everyday part of life. Spills also happen in professional…
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03/20/19 By Safetec

Spill Control Solidifier Solutions

Safetec recently celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary, and it’s important to look back at the products that were there since the beginning, Safetec’s Fluid control solidifiers. When it comes to disposing of spills, it is paramount…
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11/26/18 By Safetec

Be Cautious With Formaldehyde Spills

Many people aren’t familiar with the chemical Formaldehyde. In its original state Formaldehyde is a colorless gas that is incredibly toxic to humans. However, in most practical situations Formaldehyde is diluted to formulate Formalin solutions.…
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10/15/18 By Safetec

Cytotoxic Spills and How to Handle Them

In the healthcare world, dealing with cancer is an unfortunate, but standard practice. To combat this deadly disease cytotoxic drugs are used. These drugs prevent the replication and growth of cells to resist the rapid…
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10/03/18 By Safetec

Accidents Happen, Make Sure You Are Prepared

Accidents happen, it’s simply a fact of life. Every day healthcare workers throughout the world come in contact with hazardous fluid spills and can be in immediate danger without the proper protection. Gone are the…
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09/25/17 By Jill Tilton

Hepatitis A Outbreak: San Diego

Each year, approximately 30,000 to 50,000 cases of Hepatitis A occur in the United States. Since late 2016, San Diego has been attempting to combat an outbreak of this disease. Hepatitis A is spreading like…
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