Famous Outbreaks Throughout History

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Diseases

Outbreaks Throughout History

Key PointsThe Ebola Outbreak (2013-2016)Spanish Flu (Pandemic of 1918-1919)SARS Outbreak (2003)Swine Flu (2009)Biohazards have affected us since the beginning of … Read More

10 Common Problems Senior Citizens May Try to Hide

Gabby MartinEnd of Life, General, Mental Health, Planning, Residential & Commercial

Key PointsCommon Issues Seniors FaceRecognizing Signs in a Loved OneWhy It’s a ProblemWhat Can Be DoneAs we get older, health … Read More

Bed Bugs, Head Lice and Crabs, Oh MY!

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Diseases, Residential & Commercial, Sanitization

Key PointsFacts About Head LiceFacts About Body LiceFacts About CrabsAbout Bed Bugs in the USParasites that feed on human blood … Read More

What Types of Mold Are Toxic?

Gabby MartinMold

Types of Toxic Mold

Key PointsWhere is Toxic Mold Found?5 Types of Deadly Toxic MoldSigns You’ve Been ExposedHow to Get Tested For Mold ToxicityIt’s … Read More

Rainbow Fentanyl: What It Is and Why It’s Dangerous

Gabby MartinDrug Decontamination

Key PointsWhat Is Rainbow Fentanyl?What Does It Look Like?States Currently Facing the Fentanyl EpidemicSteps to Take After Discovering an OverdoseIn … Read More

The OSHA Standards for Reducing Bloodborne Pathogen Risks

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Bodily Fluids, Equipment, Jobs, Remediation, Safety, Sanitization

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard and Risks

Key PointsTypes of Bloodborne PathogensOSHA Bloodborne Pathogens StandardImplementing an Exposure Control PlanInformation and TrainingA bloodborne pathogen (or BBP) is any … Read More

The 4 Types of Hazardous Waste

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Jobs, Remediation

Types of Hazardous Waste

Key PointsListed WasteCharacteristic or Non-listed WasteMixed WasteE-WasteHow to Properly Dispose of Hazardous WasteYou may think there is only one kind … Read More

Understanding OSHA Regulations for Biohazardous Waste

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Equipment, Jobs, Remediation, Safety, Sanitization

OSHA Hazardous Waste Regulations

Key PointsTypes of Biohazardous MaterialRecognizing Biohazardous MaterialsEvaluating Exposure to Biohazardous SubstancesPrevention and ControlHazardous waste legislation went into effect when the … Read More

5 Outbreak Movies That Could’ve Predicted the Pandemic

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Diseases, Entertainment

5 Top Viral Disease MoviesBefore the Fire (2020)Outbreak (1995)The Stand (1994)I Am Legend (2007)Rampage (2018)The idea of a deadly infectious … Read More

What is an Emerging Viral Pathogen (EVP)?

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Diseases, Sanitization

Key-PointsWhat is an EVP?EPA GuidelinesActive EVP Cases (2022)Many new viruses emerge each year. The greatest concern are the “pathogenic viruses”,  … Read More