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