Month: August 2021

Texas-based company recently launched new divisions to expand upon its offerings. DALLAS – Aug 31, 2021 – IDM Products, LLC is a minority-owned, national supply chain, procurement, manufacturing, distribution, and full-service third-party logistics (3PL) company. Based in Dallas, TX, IDM Products is also distributors of janitorial sanitization (JanSan) products, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO), office
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During the pandemic, ultrasound — both point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and cart-based ultrasound — has been widely used for diagnosing individuals suspected of having COVID-19. Clinicians have found that in addition to image quality which approaches that of stationary ultrasound scanners, POCUS and cart-based units are easy to transport to patients for scanning at bedside, which
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Big Brands Are Taking On New Roles to Support Ongoing Relief Efforts for the Healthcare Industry Nothing is more relevant in the global healthcare industry than the collective fight against COVID-19. In the face of the pandemic, Stephen Odzer, the CEO of BuyLifeGuard.com, has worked overtime providing essential workers with effective PPE to help them
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Why CDC recommends masks indoors, even for fully vaccinated people The CDC updated its mask guidance on July 20, saying that people who live in areas with high COVID-19 transmission, should wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care workers about certain N95 respirators, or masks,
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As Nariana Castillo readied her kindergartener and first-grader Monday for their first day on a Chicago Public Schools campus in more than 530 days, glimpses of normalcy and reminders of its stubborn elusiveness nestled together everywhere. In new lunch boxes, bottles of chocolate milk sat next to tiny containers of hand sanitizer. In a shopping
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Chemical splashes, steam burns, foreign objects in the eye, cornea scratches – these are all common eye injuries that occur in the workplace. And they’re all preventable. “There are countless statistics showing that a high percentage (some suggest it is as high as 90%) of eye injuries occur because people are not wearing eye protection,”
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Analyses are performed virtually, often long before a physical prototype has been constructed. PHOTO: DASSAULT SYSTÈMES Developing and manufacturing medical devices has never been easy. Patients desire more personalized care. Regulatory agencies are growing stricter. Practitioners, policymakers, and consumers want reduced costs. And competition is fierce – with time to market often determining which products
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Inside the COVID unit, a thin curtain separates life and death.  The curtain divides every patient room in two. On one side, a man gasps for air every 20 seconds as nurses gather around his bedside. They hold hands, hug one another and comfort the man as best they can.  “Knowing that their family can’t be there at
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Johnson County’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery page provides insight into the County’s pandemic response efforts. Information is provided on the use of Coronavirus Relief Funds, State Impact Funds, Emergency Rental Assistance Funds and the American Rescue Plan Funds.  We are committed to our economic recovery, supporting our social safety net, and repairing and improving our
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10 Safety Tips for Workers in Construction By Jonathan S. Damashek Aug 25, 2021 Since its establishment in 1970, OSHA has produced safe environments for employees by holding employers accountable to specified guidelines they establish. Yet, as conditions change, there is always more room to improve and maintain a high standard for workplace safety, particularly
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New York, US, Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Face Shield Market Overview According to a comprehensive research report by Market Research Future (MRFR), “Face Shield Market Information by Material Type, End-users, and Region – Forecast till 2026”, the market is projected to Grow at 6.2% CAGR from 2020 – 2026. Market Scope The market
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) plays a vital role in keeping lab personnel safe. Items such as lab coats, gloves, eyewear, safety shoes, and respirators can help avoid mild and serious injury, as well as fatalities. The appropriate PPE will depend on several factors, including the type of work being carried out, the materials being handled,
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Metha Senthong, project coordinator at Less Plastic Thailand. Less Plastic Thailand As the number of daily Covid-19 cases remains high, Personal Protective Equipment or PPE suits are still in demand. Earlier this month, the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) estimated that 35,000 PPE suits are used daily in the country. In order to help supply more
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How’s your respiratory protection compliance? Last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) allowed inspectors to exercise enforcement discretion, especially in enforcing the agency’s annual fit-testing requirement, in response to respirator shortages. All those discretion directives have since been withdrawn. The time is now to check all components of your written respiratory protection program,
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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 19) — Senators on Wednesday questioned the purchase of overpriced face masks and face shields made by the Department of Health last year. During the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senator Imee Marcos both looked into the procurement of these items. Drilon said he
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United Way chapters in FirstEnergy’s multi-state service territory will be getting a share of $2.2 million in donated COVID-19 personal protective equipment that they can use in their communities. The donated items include 7,300 face masks; 18,800 N-95 respirators; 3,000 nitrile gloves; 6,000 hand-pump sanitizer dispensers; sanitizer refills; 180 one-gallon sanitizer containers; 172,000 packets of disinfectant wipes; and 31,300 canisters of disinfectant
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The one-of-a-kind dolls were designed to represent frontline heroes who worked tirelessly during the pandemic. MATTEL With over 200 careers on her resume, Barbie celebrates role models and inspires generation after generation to reach beyond the stars and achieve their dreams. On August 4, Mattel honored six women on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic
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When you are focusing on your health, you cannot ignore the hygiene aspect of your overall well-being. Plenty of hygiene essentials are available online these days that will help you eliminate the risk of infections, diseases, allergies and more easily. If you are planning to buy hygiene essentials online, numerous options are available for you
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Donate Delaware continues to support local organizations with personal protective equipment donations to the Howard J. Weston Community & Senior Center, the Delaware Regional Dream Center, Friendship House, Saint Peter Cathedral School, and Sojourners Place. Kristen Reisor and staff of Friendship House. | PHOTO COURTESY OF DONATE DELAWARE The Howard J. Weston Community & Senior
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