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Protect Your Employees from Blood-borne Pathogens

By: Federated Insurance
12/11/2019

Exposure to blood-borne pathogens is a hazard most people think is limited to health care workers. The truth is that nearly every work environment — especially those in which hand tools and heavy equipment are used — is at risk for blood-borne pathogen contamination. Improper care can lead to the transmission of serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases.

 

What Are Blood-borne Pathogens?

Blood-borne pathogens, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, are “infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.” HIV, AIDS, hepatitis, syphilis, and malaria, are some of the more common diseases the pathogens carry. They transmit diseases ...

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Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL Equipment System

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Webinar: Marijuana in the Workplace

11/1/2019

Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana by employees, on and off the clock.  

In this webinar ...

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Lexey Swall for The Chronicle

Should the U.S. Become a Nation of Apprentices?

12/23/2015

With an eye to Europe, the Obama administration is touting apprenticeships as a way to ...

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Growing Demand Results in New HVAC Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Program

12/15/2015

In response to a growing demand in the mid-Maryland region, Howard Community College is partnering ...

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Voice of Reason Live with Guest Donte Lee from IEC Chesapeake

12/4/2015

Donte gets to the heart of the IEC Chesapeake Apprenticeship Program around the 6:18 ...

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