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Article archive for January, 2018

  • January 24th, 2018

    Are You Prepared for a Blood-borne Spill?

    Tweet Blood. It keeps our bodies humming, and serves as the foundation for many a horror flick, TV show or mystery novel. But when a blood-borne spill happens, there’s no time for “whodunit”. What’s needed is a fast, effective biohazard spill response plan. Because blood isn’t just the essence of life; infected blood can cause [...]

  • January 17th, 2018

    Skip the Slip! How to Stay Safer At Work

    Tweet Founding Father and Congressman Alexander Hamilton is credited with originating the enduring chestnut, “If you don’t stand for something you’ll fall for anything.” Though he wasn’t referring to taking a tumble down the steps of the White House (it wasn’t built yet), his words remain apt today. Slip and fall claims cost American businesses [...]

  • January 10th, 2018

    Hazardous Adsorbents, Part 2: Coconut Husk

    Tweet Nutritionists have been singing the praises of coconut for years. Touted benefits of coconut oil, for instance, include everything from boosting immunity to balancing hormones, aiding digestion to beautifying skin and hair. Coconut water is a delicious, almost calorie-free beverage, and coconut butter, a yummy, heart-healthy alternative on toast. What a versatile fruit! But [...]

  • January 3rd, 2018

    Fatberg: A Bad Place to Live

    Tweet Many sweet little hamlets throughout the U.S. are called “burgs”: Harrisburg. Plattsburgh. Some are more famous than others. Gettysburg. Some are known for their steel mills. Or football teams. Pittsburgh. But there are some burgs/bergs where no one should live. Like Fatberg. “Fatberg” can be any town or city, anywhere in the world. Because [...]