They plan to provide members, employers, and workers with information on how to properly select, use, maintain, and store PPE and safety equipment, as well as share information on developments in national consensus standards for personal protective and safety equipment.
OSHA and the International Safety Equipment Association have signed an alliance to provide members, employers, and workers with information on how to properly select, use, maintain, and store PPE and safety equipment. During the two-year agreement, participants will also share information on developments in national consensus standards for personal protective and safety equipment.
ISEA is a non-profit trade association representing safety manufacturers. The association has partnered with OSHA to share information on its campaigns, such as the National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls
Exhibitor applications for A+A 2019, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, are now available online at www.aplusa-online.com
The deadline for reserving exhibit space at A+A 2019 is December 1, 2018. The event will be held from November 5 – 8, 2019 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Messe Düsseldorf North America will again organize a North American Pavilion. This group exhibit provides a cost-effective means for U.S. and Canadian companies to enter into or to expand their business in the lucrative overseas marketplace. The all-inclusive pavilion turnkey rental package includes a fully furnished booth, access to an attractive lounge area with daily snack and beverage service and the on-site service of a project manager, hostesses and roaming interpreters. In addition, U.S. Commercial Service staff will be on hand in the North American Pavilion to assist with export and licensing que
1. In this qualitative study, active failures in infectious agent transmission precaution practices were observed frequently.
2. Common failures include: failure to enter room with some or all of the recommended personal protective equipment (PPE), mistakes during donning and doffing PPE, touching ones face or other clean areas with contaminated gloves or gowns.
HealthDay News — Active failures frequently occur in infectious agent transmission-based precautions, including personal protective equipment (PPE) use, according to a study published online June 11 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Sarah L. Krein, Ph.D., R.N., from the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System in Michigan, and colleagues conducted a qualitative study involving direct observation inside and outside patient rooms in medical and/or surgical units and intensive care units at an academic medical center and Veterans Affairs hospital, as well as the emergency department of a university hospital. Through a directed content analysis, specific occurrences involving potential personnel self-contamination were identified by trained observers.
A total of 325 room observations were conducted at two sites; 79.7 percent occurred outside and 20.3 percent inside the room. The researchers o