Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Nurse Sues Dallas Hospital Where She Contracted Ebola

Reposted from Dallas Morning News By Caroline Bankoff Follow @teamcaroline As panic over Ebola swept the United States last fall, Nina Pham became the American face of the disease. Pham, a 26-year-old nurse,contracted the virus while caringfor Ebola-stricken Thomas Eric Duncan at Dallas’s Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Her plight was highly publicized: animal lovers worried that her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel would be ...

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Overtime at knockdown: Hidden IDLH game begins at overhaul

Under active fire conditions the dangers are extreme and the stakes are high. Upon the declaration of knock-down the fire should be out, victims saved, and acute hazards controlled. The game is not over. The long term carcinogenic by-products of combustion remain and may even be worse than under active fire conditions. When overhaul begins think of it as the ...

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Breaking Bad Hazmat suits for sale

reposted from: By AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS PUBLISHED: 16:39 EST, 16 February 2015 | UPDATED: 16:39 EST, 16 February 2015 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/aap/article-2956174/Breaking-Bad-Hazmat-suits-sale.html#ixzz3RxWpQlW3 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on FacebookFans of Breaking Bad will have the chance to buy Jesse and Walt’s famous hazmat suits at auction. The show’s production company, Sony Pictures Television, is auctioning off almost 250 ...

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Considerations for Selecting Protective Clothing used in Healthcare for Protection against Microorganisms in Blood and Body Fluids

The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) NIOSH NPPTL Considerations for Selecting Protective Clothing used in Healthcare for Protection against Microorganisms in Blood and Body Fluids Background Selecting Protective Clothing Current Healthcare Protective Clothing Standards and Specifications Background Healthcare workers can be exposed to biological fluids that are capable of transmitting diseases. Those diseases, which are caused by a variety ...

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