Month: July 2021

Eye protection has always been at the forefront of personal protective equipment (PPE). Whether in the garage or on the job site, safety glasses can save your vision—and possibly your life—if something goes awry. For most employers, price is the main consideration when it comes to PPE, because they’re buying in bulk. At the same
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By Emma Batha LONDON, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From surgical masks and gloves to disposable hospital gowns and aprons, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating a mountain of plastic medical waste that is polluting the land and sea — alarming doctors and environmentalists alike. One young entrepreneur in Mexico has now invented a range of
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As the world continues to re-emerge from COVID-19 restrictions, restaurants must prepare for the increase in foot traffic and cleanliness expectations while also addressing hiring challenges. To help restaurants prepare for lifted restrictions and labor shortages, Cintas Corporation offers six essential tips.   “From closures to limited capacity to other restrictions, the restaurant industry remarkably adapted
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Press release from United Way of Northern New Jersey: July 27, 2021 United Way of Northern New Jersey received approximately $98,000 worth of personal protective equipment thanks to a generous donation by its longtime strategic partner FirstEnergy Corp. The company delivered thousands of face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to United Way’s office
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United Way of Northern New Jersey received a donation of approximately $98,000 worth of personal protective equipment from FirstEnergy Corp. The company delivered thousands of face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to United Way’s office in Cedar Knolls on several pallets. The supplies were divided up and delivered to United Way’s partnering child
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All safety gloves are tested to EN388:2019 which is an internationally recognised standard. Scores are given for resistance to Abrasion, Cut (Coup), Tear, Puncture, Cut (TDM) and Impact. The TDM test being the most relevant for today’s high-risk working environments.  This is how MCR Safety represent TDM scores throughout its range: The company has cut protective gloves
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A former Tory councillor was given a £120m government contract for personal protective equipment (PPE) which is now lying unused because of concerns about its quality, it has been revealed. Steve Dechan, who owns medical device manufacturer Platform-14, had his offer to supply protective equipment from China fast-tracked through the government’s controversial “VIP” lane. The
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An already essential job taking a whole new meaning during the height of COVID-19. FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — They are some of the most important and often overlooked essential workers. Those working the front lines alongside doctors and nurses. Making sure every inch at Sanford Broadway Clinic in Fargo is kept clean and safe. “We
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Ahmedabad: Hospital-acquired infections (HAI) are a major concern, with many patients reporting illnesses caused by microorganisms. But the cleanliness in medical setups prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic has reduced the presence of such pathogens significantly, said a study carried out in the city. A paper titled ‘Molecular Characterization of Isolated Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria from Tertiary Care
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The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health and Aged Care The Australian Government has today announced significant quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be made available for GPs, community pharmacies and other healthcare providers across Greater Melbourne, Moorabool Shire, City of Greater Geelong, Surf Coast Shire, Borough of Queenscliff and Bass Coast Shire
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Five year ago, former top Flipkart executives and friends Amod Malviya, Sujeet Kumar, and Vaibhav Gupta started business-to-business e-commerce start-up Udaan. Malviya, Kumar, and Gupta, who are all engineers from the country’s top Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), hail from small towns in states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, where, growing up, they didn’t have
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(PHOTO: Shutterstock) Deutsche Aircraft progresses on D328ecoTM landing gear: As a key milestone within the D328ecoTM aircraft development programme, Deutsche Aircraft announced it has successfully concluded the first series of tests at the facilities of the Germany-based partner Heggemann on the new landing gear, currently in development to be fitted onto the D328ecoTM aircraft. The
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