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What is a Biohazard Bag Used for in a Lab?

What is a Biohazard Bag Used for in a Lab?

Day-to-day operations in a medical laboratory are highly likely to involve the examination, and handling, of bodily fluids and tissues. After examination, all body fluids and tissues are classed as biohazardous waste and must be disposed of usingbiohazard waste equipment.

Samples in a lab are often there to be investigated for abnormalities. Because of this, all waste material is generally treated as potentially infectious. The upkeep of stringent cleaning and waste disposal protocols is of the highest importance to make sure everything that all biohazardous waste is removed.

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How to Use a Biohazard Kit?

How to Use a Biohazard Kit

Having abiohazard kit to hand is the best way to be prepared for a biohazard spill situation. A biohazard kit contains everything you need to remove a biohazard and clean the affected area while keeping yourself and your staff and customers out of harm’s way. Afterwards, all materials used to clean up can be disposed of in the yellowbiohazard bag provided, meaning you don’t need to get rid of any of your own cleaning supplies and nothing is cross-contaminated.

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How to Use an AED: Steps to Follow at the Critical Moment

How to Use an AED: Steps to Follow at the Critical Moment

When someone goes into cardiac arrest every second counts. You only have around 10 minutes to bring someone back using a defibrillator and CPR. An Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) can be used by anyone and comes with clear instructions to follow. You should also be given support by a 999 call handler when you call emergency services.

That said, knowing what to do beforehand and being prepared is invaluable. If you run a business, manage a team, or simply if you want to know what to do if the situation occurs, read on to find out the steps for how to use AED defibrillators.

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What Is a Biohazard Kit Used For?

What Is a Biohazard Kit Used For?

Following the global Covid-19 pandemic, we are more aware than ever of the potential for contamination through bodily fluids and the possibly disastrous effects resulting from this. We know that simply wiping a table down with a cloth isn’t enough to remove harmful residue that can remain infectious for days.

As for disinfecting surfaces to neutralise Covid-19, a surface sanitiser is ideal. But when it comes to cleaning up more substantial biological hazards, a biohazard kit is required. A biohazard kit will allow a person to remove the biohazard and disinfect the area without leaving a trace of anything harmful. So what is a biohazard spill kit used for?

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When to Use a Defibrillator

When to Use a Defibrillator

Cardiac arrest can happen at any time and, with an onset of a matter of seconds, a fast response is crucial. Over the past few years, more and more defibrillators have been installed in public places like phone boxes, public bathrooms, shopping centres, schools, and community buildings to give people a greater chance of survival when cardiac arrest strikes.

In this blog post, we’ll answer the question ‘when do you use a defibrillator’?

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[Guide] How to Prep Your Venue for Martyn’s Law

[Guide] How to Prep Your Venue for Martyn’s Law Following the 2017 Manchester Arena Attack

The 2017 Manchester Arena attack killed 22 people and left hundreds injured, encouraging a new anti-terror legislation (Martyn’s Law) to increase the security measures in public places and venues going forward. Read this article to learn more about how this will change the future of venue security and how you can prepare your business for the new legislation.

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