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

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

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

The Four Biohazard Levels: What They Are and Why We Use Them

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Safety

4 Biohazard Levels

Key-PointsWhat is Biohazard Safety?The 4 Biohazard LevelsBiological Hazards Can Be Considered WasteAll Hazardous Waste Must be Disposed of ProperlyBiohazard Safety … Read More

Is There a Difference Between HAZMAT and Biohazard?

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Safety

Key-PointsWhat is HAZMAT?What is Biohazardous Waste?The Differences with Hazardous WasteThe Levels of BioIs Different PPE needed for HAZMAT?When you think … Read More

Do Home Birth Cleanups Require Biohazard Certifications?

Gabby MartinBiohazards, Bodily Fluids, Cleaning, Remediation, Residential & Commercial

Key-PointsCleaning up after a home birth is messyProfessional bio specialists can quickly clean birthing tubs and roomsWe are specially trained … Read More