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Preparing for Wildfires During COVID
Nov 30th 2020

Preparing for Wildfires During COVID

Wildfires and pandemics are both bad on their own, but are especially bad when combined. How do you shelter from a wildfire while social distancing? Can wildfires be controlled if firefighters are exposed to COVID-19? How can you breathe safely with a coronavirus PPE shortage? If you live in a wildfire-prone area, plan ahead. Make kits full of safety supply essentials for both stayi … read more
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COVID Safety During the Holidays
Nov 3rd 2020

COVID Safety During the Holidays

People in the US and around the world are planning for the holidays. Some holiday traditions are being postponed, while others will look very different this year in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In general, you can stay safe by: Always wear a face mask, all times outside your of residence, unless and until you have arrived at your pod/family gathering Frequently washing … read more
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COVID Back to Work Guide
Jul 27th 2020

COVID Back to Work Guide

COVID-19 has impacted the world in numerous ways. Returning your workforce to on-site operations poses new challenges for your organization that you may not be prepared for. Knowing what is expected of you where OSHA is concerned can help you achieve greater peace of mind and guard the health and well-being of everyone at your company. The following COVID-19 reopening guidelines from OSHA can h … read more
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The Ban on Respirator Mask Valves
Jun 22nd 2020

The Ban on Respirator Mask Valves

Wearing masks in public has become a crucial part of protection for COVID-19. Some states and major cities have made mask-wearing a requirement. “Masks” can mean handkerchiefs, specially designed cotton masks, or disposable masks (such as N95 respirators) as long as they cover your nose and mouth. However, some locations have banned masks with valves. What is a Mask Valve? Some masks … read more
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Tips for Cleaning PPE During COVID-19
Jun 17th 2020

Tips for Cleaning PPE During COVID-19

Personal protective equipment is crucial for workers engaged in essential jobs. What’s even more important is making sure that PPE is properly cleaned and disinfected: while some protection is better than none, contaminated gear isn’t going to be as effective in protecting you. While cleaning protocol, when combined with proper equipment use and care, will greatly reduce the risk of contamina … read more
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 How to Spot a Fake N95 Mask
Jun 16th 2020

How to Spot a Fake N95 Mask

The COVID-19 crisis has left hospitals in a difficult position. More personal protective equipment is desperately needed, and while some protection is better than nothing, healthcare providers who work closely with coronavirus patients need an N95 mask rather than a surgical mask. Civil-grade, low-quality, or counterfeit masks just don’t offer the same protection for patients or providers, a … read more
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 What are the Best Resources for Small Businesses Responding to Coronavirus?
Mar 27th 2020

What are the Best Resources for Small Businesses Responding to Coronavirus?

The 2019 outbreak of Coronavirus has changed the way we live our daily lives. These changes definitely affect businesses—everything from travel to in-person interactions has changed to prevent further virus transmission. It’s important for businesses of all sizes to know how to respond to the virus as soon as possible: here are some of the best and most up-to-date online resources for small busine … read more
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How We're Navigating COVID-19
Mar 17th 2020

How We're Navigating COVID-19

To our valued customers,We hope you are well. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) increases its impact on our communities, we want to briefly update you on the steps we’re taking to protect the health and well-being of our employees while continuing to provide exceptional service to our customers as our top priorities. Our business continuity plans have been well prepared and are being implemented. We … read more