Returning Back to Work Safely

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6 Reasons Why Biofilm Removal Is Difficult to Manage

Bacteria and other pathogens are a constant challenge in many industries, especially food processing. Without treatment, these threats will continue to reproduce and can present health and safety risks to occupants and consumers, impact operational efficiency, and potentially damage the integrity of a brand. 

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Returning to Sports Safely After COVID-19

As we gain a better understanding of how COVID-19 spreads and more people get vaccinated, the world is gradually returning to pre-pandemic activities, including sports at all ages and levels. Of course, returning to sports safely—for athletes, spectators, broadcasters, and venue employees—is a high priority. The more venue owners and team managers can do to maintain a clean environment, the safer everybody will be. 

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4 Steps to Ensure Safe Firefighter Decontamination After a Fire

Firefighters encounter many known and obvious health risks—smoke inhalation, burns, and so on—but they also face an invisible threat. Exposure to carcinogens at the fireground is a serious health risk that is only recently being addressed in the industry. The results of a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study that linked firefighting with higher risk of cancer have sparked much-needed discussion of this issue. 

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Are You Following These Essential Fire Service Decontamination Procedures?

The carcinogens that firefighters are exposed to present a serious health risk. A NIOSH study found that firefighters had a higher number of cancer diagnoses and related deaths. Because of this, researchers have recommended training and use of protective equipment during all stages of a fire to help reduce the health risks. 

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[Infographic] The D7 Difference

SARS-CoV-2 can be difficult to combat, because it is almost always surrounded by bodily fluids (nasal mucus, saliva, fecal matter) and is protected by a lipid envelope that is made up of organic materials. Compared to most other disinfectants, D7 is proven to achieve a higher reduction in microorganisms without possessing highly toxic or corrosive properties.* It cuts through the bodily fluids, soil/organic material, and lipid envelope to actually reach and destroy the virus.

In this infographic, you'll learn more about the efficacy and versatility of D7.

*see label for specific use instructions.

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Quality Assurance in Food Processing: Four Strategies to Implement Today

Quality assurance in food processing requires a team effort led by a qualified FSQA manager. The details of cleaning and sanitation are important, but they are just part of the larger picture. Being strategic about your approach to quality assurance will help prevent costly recalls, reduce production downtime, and keep employees engaged. 

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Disinfecting Large Venues Becomes Easier with Help from Drones

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 as we strive to return to normalcy requires a new level of disinfection, both indoors and outdoors. For outdoor sporting and entertainment events, disinfecting large seating areas can be costly and time-consuming. Fortunately, innovative companies and venue managers are coming up with innovative methods to protect fans, performers, and players.

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How to Get Similar Effects Without a Handheld Electrostatic Sprayer

Disinfecting a facility often requires different types of equipment depending on the nature of the facility and the materials and surfaces you’re treating. When there are areas where wall-mounted hoses can’t reach, that are difficult to reach with larger equipment, or with large surfaces that need to be treated, portable solutions like handheld electrostatic sprayers are helpful. 

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4 Dangers of Firefighter Turnout Gear After a Fire

Recent wildfires on the West Coast have brought renewed attention to firefighter safety. In addition to facing danger on a daily basis and battling exhaustion, firefighters face risks from the aftermath of a fire. Firefighter decontamination after a fire is an important step to protect their health and safety in both the short and long term. 

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